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Ann Petry

ANN PETRY (1908-1997) was a reporter, pharmacist, teacher, and community activist. She illuminated the range of black and white experience in her novels, short stories, and other writing. Her book The Street was the first novel by an African American woman to sell more than a million copies.

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    • The Street

    • A Novel
    • By: Ann Petry
    • Narrated by: Shayna Small
    • Length: 12 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 305
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 274
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 272

    As much a historical document as it is a novel, this 1946 winner of the Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship Award is the poignant and unblinkingly honest story of Lutie Johnson....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant book. Superb narrator. Tacky sound effects

    • By Chiwiz on 11-13-17

    Regular price: $20.76

    • Harriet Tubman

    • Conductor on the Underground Railroad
    • By: Ann Petry
    • Narrated by: Robin Miles, Jason Reynolds
    • Length: 6 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    Harriet Tubman was born a slave and dreamed of being free. She was willing to risk everything - including her own life - to see that dream come true. After her escape, Harriet became a conductor on the secret Underground Railroad, helping others make the dangerous journey to freedom....

    Regular price: $23.95

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