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- A Story of Justice and Redemption
- By: Bryan Stevenson
- Narrated by: Bryan Stevenson
- Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
Bryan Stevenson was a young lawyer when he founded the Equal Justice Initiative, a legal practice dedicated to defending those most desperate and in need: the poor, the wrongly condemned, and women and children trapped in the farthest reaches of our criminal justice system. One of his first cases was that of Walter McMillian, a young man who was sentenced to die for a notorious murder he insisted he didn’t commit.
Made me question justice, peers and myself.
- By Kristy VL on 04-17-15
Wonderful and insightful. A man of courage to take on such a huge task. I applaud him and all involved for the fight for justice. This book reminds us of our duty to the universe. Great read.
- A Novel
- By: Ann Petry
- Narrated by: Shayna Small
- Length: 12 hrs and 48 mins
As much a historical document as it is a novel, this 1946 winner of the Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship Award is the poignant and unblinkingly honest story of Lutie Johnson, a young black woman, and her spirited struggle to live and raise her son by herself amid the violence, poverty, and racial dissonance of Harlem in the late 1940s. Originally published in 1946 and hailed by critics as a masterwork, The Street was Ann Petry’s first novel, a beloved best seller with more than a million copies in print. Its haunting tale still resonates today.
Brilliant book. Superb narrator. Tacky sound effects
- By Chiwiz on 11-13-17
Wonderfully done. I loved this book so much that I read it twice. Surprised ending.
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