Another Brooklyn

CD - unabridged
Audio (3 discs)
Product Number: DD25753
Released: Aug 09, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781504733588
Narrator/s: Robin Miles
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Running into a long-ago friend sets memory from the 1970s in motion for August, transporting her to a time and a place where friendship was everything-- until it wasn't. For August and her girls, sharing confidences as they ambled through neighborhood streets, Brooklyn was a place where they believed that they were beautiful, talented, and brilliant-- a part of a future that belonged to them. But beneath the hopeful veneer, there was another Brooklyn, a dangerous place where grown men reached for innocent girls in dark hallways, where ghosts haunted the night, and where mothers disappeared-- a world where madness was just a sunset away.

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Author(s): Jacqueline Woodson
Awards:2017-Literary Fiction & Classics-Finalist-Audies,
2017-Fiction-Long Listed-Andrew Carnegie Medal,
2017-Solo Narration Female-Finalist-Audies,
2016-Fiction-Shortlist-The National Book Award,
New York Times Bestseller

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Another Brooklyn
Product Number: BX00057420
Product Number:Z100113918
Product Number:DD25753

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eAudio
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Author(s): Jacqueline Woodson
Narrator(s): Robin Miles
Product Number Z100113918
Released: Aug 09, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780062472663
eBook
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Author(s): Jacqueline Woodson
Product Number EB00628116
Released: Aug 09, 2016
Business Term: 26 Circ
Publisher: Amistad
ISBN: #9780062446329

Professional reviews

"A slow jazz interlude sets the tone for Robin Miles's performance of this long-awaited new novel for adults by children's author Jacqueline Woodson. As August's father dies, she takes time away from studying funeral traditions around the world to come home. Returning brings myriad memories of "growing up 'Girl' in Brooklyn" in the 1970s--a time when the borough seemed idyllic to her and her three girlfriends but, in looking back, she now realizes was full of threats to the innocent. Miles's rich voice embraces dialects, accents, and moods as August's thoughts float back and forth in time, remembering childhood and adolescent experiences. Miles illuminates the novel's themes, celebrating Woodson's lines as if they were fine jazz improvisations. S.W. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2016, Portland, Maine"

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