The Upper Room

CD - unabridged
Audio (8 discs)
Product Number: CF097
Released: Dec 05, 2006
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781419303999
Narrator/s: Kevin R. Free
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Nationally best-selling author Mary Monroe createsan unforgettable cast of characters in The Upper Room. Mama Ruby stole her best friend's baby girl, ran off to Florida, and raised her as her own. Maureen is the center of Mama Ruby's world, and she will do anything to protect her and their life together. Now Maureen wants to know what the rest of the world is like. She is determined to find out, but escaping Mama Ruby won't be easy.


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The Upper Room
Product Number: BX00008556
Product Number:CF097
Product Number:Z1501

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Author(s): Mary Monroe
Narrator(s): Kevin R. Free
Product Number Z1501
Released: Mar 28, 2011
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ISBN: #9781449884154
Author(s): Mary Monroe
Product Number EB00000741
Released: Apr 01, 2011
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Publisher: Dafina
ISBN: #9780758267726

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"Mama Ruby is a highly unconventional mother--a five-hundred-pound Bible-thumping African-American who buries the bodies of the men she has murdered in her own back yard. Mama's history is just as unusual. After another woman delivered a stillborn daughter, Mama Ruby miraculously brought the baby to life--and stole her, fleeing to the Everglades. As the story follows this usurper mother from the girl's birth to adulthood, one of the most bizarre, and chilling families in contemporary fiction comes to life. As daughter Maureen approaches adulthood, two conflicting forces converge: Mama's emotional dependence on her daughter and Maureen's natural desire for romance and independence. Kevin Free is so skillful that the listener will forget the narrator of this dark comedy is a man. P.R. (c) AudioFile 2004, Portland, Maine"

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