Augustown

eAudio - unabridged
Audio (7.52 hours)
Product Number: Z13068
Released: May 23, 2017
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ISBN: #9781501953248
Narrator/s: Dona Croll
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In the wake of Marlon James's Man Booker Prize-winning A Brief History of Seven Killings, Augustown-set in the backlands of Jamaica-is a magical and haunting novel of one woman's struggle to rise above the brutal vicissitudes of history, race, class, collective memory, violence, and myth. Ma Taffy may be blind but she sees everything. So when her great-nephew Kaia comes home from school in tears, what she senses sends a deep fear running through her. While they wait for his mama to come home from work, Ma Taffy recalls the story of the flying preacherman and a great thing that did not happen. A poor suburban sprawl in the Jamaican heartland, Augustown is a place where many things that should happen don't, and plenty of things that shouldn't happen do. For the story of Kaia leads back to another momentous day in Jamaican history, the birth of the Rastafari and the desire for a better life.

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Author(s): Kei Miller
Imprint: Griot Audio

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Augustown
Product Number: BX00058995
Product Number:CF0597
Product Number:Z13068

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Author(s): Kei Miller
Narrator(s): Dona Croll
Product Number CF0597
Released: Jul 05, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781501953231
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Author(s): Kei Miller
Product Number EB00685398
Released: May 23, 2017
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Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: #9781101871621

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