Chasing Sophea

Author(s): Gabrielle Pina
Imprint: Griot Audio
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (8.22 hours)
Product Number: Z08702
Released: Apr 01, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781490629216
Narrator/s: Shari Peele
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Acclaimed author Gabrielle Pina delivers a moving tale that reveals the soothing potential of family love to heal life's deepest hurts. Michael's wife Dahlia seems to have it all-a successful career, a devoted husband, and a loving daughter. But something sinister troubles her tortured mind. When Michael discovers her eccentric mortician father and the other bizarre characters on the plantation of her estranged family, he becomes convinced that Dahlia's past hides the key to her unstable present. "Pina . delivers strong characters and an intricate plot."-Booklist


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Chasing Sophea
Product Number: BX00031608
Product Number:CF235
Product Number:Z08702

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All formats/editions

Author(s): Gabrielle Pina
Narrator(s): Shari Peele
Product Number CF235
Released: Mar 14, 2007
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781428143609
Author(s): Gabrielle Pina
Product Number EB00161813
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: One World
ISBN: #9780307517234

Professional reviews

"Dahlia Chang's husband, Michael, resolves to uncover his wife's past, which he is sure is what is making her just a little bit crazy. Gabrielle Pina has written an African-American comedy of manners that is chock full of unforgettable eccentric characters. Whether she is portraying a black psychiatrist who idolizes Margaret Thatcher; the story's black middle-class heroine; her frustrated husband, who is tired of being tired; or the octogenarian black Southern belle known as Great-Aunt Baby Doll--Shari Peele captures the pure essence of each character. Overall craziness and a pair of lavender panties make these seven CDs a vehicle for a romp that takes listeners from Texas to California. As good as the narrative is, it is Shari Peele's performance that makes this a comic tour de force. P.R. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award (c) AudioFile 2008, Portland, Maine"

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