Playing My Mother's Blues by Valerie Wilson Wesley audiobook

Playing My Mother's Blues

By Valerie Wilson Wesley
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Recorded Books, Inc.

Unabridged

Format : Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781664630840

  • ISBN: 9781664650411

Runtime: 6.33 Hours
Category: Fiction/Literary
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

Former executive editor of Essence magazine and Blackboard best-selling author Valerie Wilson Wesley has received the Literary Award for fiction from the Black Caucus of the American Library Association. She has also been nominated for the Shamus award. In Playing My Mother's Blues, Wesley explores the complexities of love and family. Dani Carter is seven years old when her mother Maria leaves the family for a new lover. As a child, Dani could not fathom her mother's behavior. But now, as a married mother who is having an affair, Dani feels a strong connection with this woman she barely knew-but who is beginning to be a part of her life once again.

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Author Bio: Valerie Wilson Wesley

Author Bio: Valerie Wilson Wesley

Valerie Wilson Wesley is the award-winning author of the Blackboard bestselling Tamara Hayle Mystery Series and the Odessa Jones Mysteries, as well as adult fiction, children’s books, and paranormal romance novels written under the name Savanna Welles. She is the recipient of numerous honors, including the Excellence in Adult Fiction Award from the Black Caucus of the American Library Association, the National Association of Black Journalists Griot Award, the Amigirls Book Club Author of the Year, and the Literary Beacon Award from the national Go On Girls Book Club. A former executive editor of Essence® Magazine and Sisters in Crime board member, she is an artist-in-residence at the Cicely Tyson School of Performing Arts in East Orange, New Jersey. She is a graduate of Howard University and holds master’s degrees from the Bank Street College of Education and the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism. She can be found online at ValerieWilsonWesley.com.

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Available Formats : CD, Library CD
Category: Fiction/Literary
Runtime: 6.33
Audience: Adult
Language: English