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  • What Becomes of the Brokenhearted

  • A Memoir
  • By: E. Lynn Harris
  • Narrated by: Richard Allen
  • Length: 8 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 121
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 50
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 50

Now, in his most daring act yet, E. Lynn Harris writes the memoir of his life from his childhood in Arkansas as a closeted gay boy through his struggling days as a self-published author to his rise to New York Times best seller status.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Definite

  • By Penny on 11-07-03

A wonderful look intot he life a great writer!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-04-13

Would you listen to What Becomes of the Brokenhearted again? Why?

Yes, I would listen again, I love E Lynn Harris and feel that Richard Allen did a good job of reading the story.

Which character – as performed by Richard Allen – was your favorite?

The aunt that encouraged E Lynn all through his life

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

Yes it made me cry!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • No One in the World

  • A Novel
  • By: E. Lynn Harris, R. M. Johnson
  • Narrated by: Alan Bomar Jones
  • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 149
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 133
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 130

Cobi Winslow, a handsome, well-educated district attorney, knows nothing about the life of his estranged twin brother, Eric Reed, a career criminal raised in the foster-care system. Following their parents' death, Cobi searches for and finds his brother, hoping to regain lost years. Meanwhile, Cobi navigates the pressures of society as he lives life in the closet. The stress comes to a head when he learns that, in order to inherit the wealth of his father's estate, he must marry a woman before he turns 35.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Book!

  • By Shaunta on 11-08-11

This was an excellent listen !

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-04-13

What would have made No One in the World better?
I would not change anything.

What do you think your next listen will be?
Not sure

How did the narrator detract from the book?
He was good

If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from No One in the World?
None I have always loved E. Lynn Harris's writing.