Tempest Rising by Diane McKinney-Whetstone audiobook

Tempest Rising

By Diane McKinney-Whetstone
Read by Susan Spain

Recorded Books, Inc.

Unabridged

Format : Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781664434622

  • ISBN: 9781664542457

Runtime: 9.73 Hours
Category: Fiction/Literary
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

Award-winning author of the national best-seller Tumbling, Diane McKinney-Whetstone is an immensely talented author of African American fiction. It is 1965 in Philadelphia and Clarise, Finch, and their three adolescent daughters are living a financially privileged life. But when Finch's business falls on hard times and Clarise suffers a mental breakdown, their idyllic world is shattered and their daughters are endangered.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“McKinney-Whetstone does not simply tell a fine story but conjures a world, storms and all, between the covers.” Washington Post
“A first-rate novel; highly recommended.” Library Journal
“Each character is unforgettable in this powerful story about family and how good and bad experiences bond and destroy those relationships.” Booklist
“Philadelphia in 1965 comes alive in this fast-moving story of courage and determination…all ends happily. All of the characters are uniquely and vividly drawn.” School Library Journal
“McKinney-Whetstone’s gifts as a writer continue to fascinate.”               San Francisco Chronicle
“McKinney-Whetstone solidifies her position as a writer of well-crafted, serious popular fiction…McKinney-Whetstone is masterful at rendering the spaces between people, giving to the air that separates them a taste, a texture, a soul.” Philadelphia Inquirer

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Reviews

Author

Author Bio: Diane McKinney-Whetstone

Author Bio: Diane McKinney-Whetstone

Diane McKinney-Whetstone is the author of five acclaimed novels and the recipient of numerous awards, including the American Library Association’s Black Caucus Literary Award for Fiction, which she won twice. She teaches fiction writing at the University of Pennsylvania and lives in Philadelphia with her husband, Greg.

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Details

Available Formats : CD, Library CD
Category: Fiction/Literary
Runtime: 9.73
Audience: Adult
Language: English