This Side Of The Sky

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Author(s): Elyse Singleton
Imprint: Griot Audio
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (11.20 hours)
Product Number: Z01582
Released: May 01, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781461823858
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Description

Award-winning journalist Elyse Singleton delivers what Essence calls "a gem-the perfect book to curl up with." Best friends Lilian and Myraleen, two African American women from rural Mississippi, travel to Europe during World War II to act as members of the Women's Army Corps. During this time of segregation and destruction, both women discover love and heartbreak, triumph and defeat. "[A] poignant story of a seldom-visited side of the war, one that is well-worth knowing."-Publishers Weekly

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This Side Of The Sky
Product Number: BX00008803
Product Number:Z01582
Product Number:CF081

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RBdigital Audio - Pub Library - Adult Bestseller Collection
RBdigital Unlimited Audio - Pub Library - US Collection
RBdigital Unlimited Audio - Pub Library - Canada Collection

All formats/editions

CD
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Author(s): Elyse Singleton
Product Number CF081
Released: Nov 03, 2010
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781402582639
eBook
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Author(s): Elyse Singleton
Product Number EB00397696
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Berkley
ISBN: #9781101204481

Professional reviews

"By the outbreak of WWII, two young African-American women are ready to leave the segregated South, the constraints of a small black community, and troubled childhoods. As members of the Women's Army Corps, they travel to Europe, where Myraleen meets her life partner and Lilian falls in love with a German prisoner of war. The narrators give excellent performances in this audiobook. They present a plethora of characters who speak an array of black Southern accents; the two main characters are portrayed from elementary school to old age. This novel has truly been enhanced by its transformation to audio. P.R. (c) AudioFile 2005, Portland, Maine"

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