Daughter by Asha Bandele audiobook

Daughter

By asha Bandele
Read by Myra Lucretia Taylor

Recorded Books, Inc.

Unabridged

Format : Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781664442641

  • ISBN: 9781664550476

Runtime: 8.56 Hours
Category: Fiction
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

Acclaimed memoirist and poet asha bandele writes a startlingly honest work of fiction. Miriam Rivers tries to give her daughter Aya a good life, but also keeps her at an emotional distance. One tragic night while Aya is taking a jog, she is mistaken for a robber and shot. With her daughter fighting for her life, Miriam must open up and let herself face the feelings of the past and the present. ". the story that unfolds is searing, passionate, and intense." -Library Journal

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“My oldest daughter and I…had the same reaction; we think it’s the best book we’ve read in a long time…This story is compelling and powerful and meaningful and keeps you thinking.” Kimberly Elise, O, The Oprah Magazine
“This lyrical writer gives us another penetrating look at the endurance of love under harsh circumstances.” Essence
“A provocative meditation…Bandele’s imagery is spare and effective…the kind of storytelling that resurrects lost family history.” Washington Post

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Author

Author Bio: Asha Bandele

Author Bio: Asha Bandele

Asha Bandele has authored two collections of poetry, an award-winning novel, and two memoirs, including the award-winning and best-selling The Prisoner’s Wife. A senior director at the Drug Policy Alliance, Asha has served as an editor at Essence Magazine, and has been honored with numerous awards for her journalism and activism. Asha lives in Brooklyn, where she is raising her daughter Nisa and continuing to advocate for the nation’s most harmed communities.

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Details

Details

Available Formats : CD, Library CD
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 8.56
Audience: Adult
Language: English