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The Deal, the Dance, and the Devil Audiobook

The Deal, the Dance, and the Devil

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Publisher's Summary

Winner of the African American Literary Award for Fiction, Essence® best-selling author Victoria Christopher Murray delivers a cautionary tale about debt and the dangers of an overly tempting offer. Married at 17, Adam and Evia Langston have worked their way up from rags to riches. But as they are enjoying all the trappings of their success, a financial downturn leaves them teetering on the brink of disaster. And that’s when Evia’s boss makes the Langstons a fivemillion dollar offer they can’t refuse.

©2011 Victoria Christopher Murray (P)2011 Recorded Books, LLC

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    Mrs Vee 09-24-14
    Mrs Vee 09-24-14 Member Since 2016
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    "An absolute must read!!!!!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes, because it touches topics that are usually hard for people to discuss openly. I think it's a great teaching tool :-)


    Who was the most memorable character of The Deal, the Dance, and the Devil and why?

    For me, I think Alanna was the most memorable. She seemed to have been the most optimistic. Even though she is a child she has a genuine interest in her family & their wellbeing.


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    Sherri 01-15-14
    Sherri 01-15-14
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    "AWESOME STORY!!"

    This is a great read for people of faith; or people who THINK they are people of faith. It makes you examine what you truly believe. Belief is easy when life is good; but when thinks go wrong in your life, how strong is your faith then?????

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    Lashawn L. Doss Shawn1964 12-20-13
    Lashawn L. Doss Shawn1964 12-20-13 Member Since 2013

    I love to read and I love to listen to a good story!

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    "Excellent read"
    Would you consider the audio edition of The Deal, the Dance, and the Devil to be better than the print version?

    I enjoyed the story.


    What other book might you compare The Deal, the Dance, and the Devil to and why?

    Not sure


    Which character – as performed by Susan Spain – was your favorite?

    I liked them all


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    No extreme reaction, but I was not surprised at the ending.....


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    Taryn R. Maclin Chicago, IL United States 03-04-13
    Taryn R. Maclin Chicago, IL United States 03-04-13 Member Since 2015
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    "Mouth Left Wide Open !!!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    I would definitely recommend this book because it was a very good read. This was my very first audiobook and I am hooked for life.


    What other book might you compare The Deal, the Dance, and the Devil to and why?

    I can't answer this one.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    The twins birthday party.


    If you could take any character from The Deal, the Dance, and the Devil out to dinner, who would it be and why?

    Shay Shantay because it would be fun people watching with her and it would be equally interesting to hear her conversation concerning her dislike of other people. She's such a schemer and so sure of herself, it makes me want to slap her.


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    Allytra Ocean Springs, MS, United States 01-21-13
    Allytra Ocean Springs, MS, United States 01-21-13 Member Since 2014
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    "Touching story"

    Good story of love, marriage, family. A roller coaster of emotions that come along. Some parts were predictable, but it was a great listen.

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    terrill 12-22-12
    terrill 12-22-12 Member Since 2014
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    "a lot about nothing"
    Is there anything you would change about this book?

    yes, everything just too pat


    What was most disappointing about Victoria Christopher Murray’s story?

    I guess I just did not like the story or the characters. It seemed a waste of time


    What about Susan Spain’s performance did you like?

    clear and easy to follow


    Do you think The Deal, the Dance, and the Devil needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

    no.


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    Dannette New castle, DE, United States 10-29-12
    Dannette New castle, DE, United States 10-29-12 Member Since 2016
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    "Wow!!! What a moral behind this story!"
    Where does The Deal, the Dance, and the Devil rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    I love this authors books.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    I like them all.


    What does Susan Spain bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Susan Spain brings life to this book!!


    Any additional comments?

    Good listen!!!

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    feshonta sherwood, AR, United States 09-18-12
    feshonta sherwood, AR, United States 09-18-12

    Say something about yourself!

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    "Great listen"

    This was a great book! I had my doubts at first, but it had me from the beginning, I did not want this book to end. The story line was awesome some time the choices we make can end badly. The Langston was a loving couple but one person can mess everything up be careful of your choices. Great title

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    Tenesha paterson, NJ, United States 09-03-12
    Tenesha paterson, NJ, United States 09-03-12 Member Since 2016
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    "Great Listen!!!!!!!"
    Would you listen to The Deal, the Dance, and the Devil again? Why?

    I love this book I can say it never expected this book to be so good!


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Deal, the Dance, and the Devil?

    The ending


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    The message was moving


    Any additional comments?

    This is a must read

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    KieCoccoa 06-15-12
    KieCoccoa 06-15-12
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    "Great Book Kept Me Interested"

    As usual Victoria Christopher Murray wrote a great book. Although at some points I wanted to reach in the book and shake Evia and then slap Marilyn, lol. I would definitely recommend this book.

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