The Home Place

Memoirs of a Colored Man's Love Affair with Nature
CD - unabridged
Audio (6 discs)
Product Number: DD43358
Released: Mar 05, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781618032973
Narrator/s: J. Drew Lanham
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
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From the fertile soils of love, land, identity, family, and race emerges The Home Place, a big-hearted, unforgettable memoir by ornithologist J. Drew Lanham. Dating back to slavery, Edgefield County, South Carolina-a place "easy to pass by on the way somewhere else"-has been home to generations of Lanhams. In The Home Place, listeners meet these extraordinary people, including Drew himself, who over the course of the 1970s falls in love with the natural world around him. As his passion takes flight, however, he begins to ask what it means to be "the rare bird, the oddity." By turns angry, funny, elegiac, and heartbreaking, The Home Place is a remarkable meditation on nature and belonging, at once a deeply moving memoir and riveting exploration of the contradictions of black identity in the rural South-and in America today.

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Author(s): J. Drew Lanham
Narrator(s): J. Drew Lanham
Product Number Z100146074
Released: Mar 05, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781541453555

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