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Another brooklyn : A Novel. / Jacqueline Woodson.

Woodson, Jacqueline. (Author). Miles, Robin. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780062472663 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (3 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : HarperAudio, 2016.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Robin Miles.
Summary, etc.: The acclaimed New York Times bestselling and National Book Award-winning author of Brown Girl Dreaming delivers her first adult novel in twenty years.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, 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, where mothers disappeared. A world where madness was just a sunset away and fathers found hope in religion. Like Louise Meriwether's Daddy Was a Number Runner and Dorothy Allison's Bastard Out of Carolina, Jacqueline Woodson's Another Brooklyn heartbreakingly illuminates the formative time when childhood gives way to adulthood-the promise and peril of growing up-and exquisitely renders a powerful, indelible, and fleeting friendship that united four young lives.
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 76897 KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

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