Another Brooklyn

Another Brooklyn

A Novel

Downloadable Audiobook - 2016
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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.
Publisher: [New York] : HarperAudio, 2016
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9780062472663
0062472666
Branch Call Number: PS3573.O64524 A83 2016x
Characteristics: audio file,rda
digital,rda
1 downloadable audio file (1 sound file (02 hr., 43 min., 31 sec.)) : digital
Additional Contributors: Miles, Robin - Narrator

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