Echoes of A Distant Summer

CD - unabridged
Audio (27 discs)
Product Number: CF054
Released: Mar 15, 2012
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781402572289
Narrator/s: Peter Jay Fernandez
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The son of Maya Angelou, Guy Johnson is a critically acclaimed author and poet in his own right. Echoes of a Distant Summer is the story of Jackson St. Clair Tremain, a San Francisco civil servant who thought he had left his old life far behind. In 1982, Jackson is summoned to Mexico to confer with his dying grandfather, the brutal hustler King Tremain. When King dies, Jackson inherits 50 million dollars-and the unwanted attentions of a malevolent bayou crime lord named Pug DuMont.


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Echoes of A Distant Summer
Product Number: BX00002141
Product Number:Z04819
Product Number:CF054

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Author(s): Guy Johnson
Narrator(s): Peter Jay Fernandez
Product Number Z04819
Released: Mar 01, 2012
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781464026935
Author(s): Guy Johnson
Product Number EB00164960
Released: Dec 29, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: #9781588361998

Professional reviews

"This novel by the son of Maya Angelou is the sequel to STANDING AT THE SCRATCH LINE. Set in 1982, it follows the life of an African-American San Franciscan as his life becomes complicated by the inheritance of fifty million dollars from his mobster grandfather. Peter Jay Fernandez does a fine job as he moves from the nuanced language of Southern blacks to the more stylized cadences of black urban youth. Most pleasing is the seamless way that Fernandez maintains dialogue between the generations, keeping each distinct and expertly in character. While the narration at times takes on a distant tone, the story itself keeps the listener engaged. P.R. (c) AudioFile 2007, Portland, Maine"

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