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Catherine Sanderson and her daughter, Phoebe, have always been as close as a mother and daughter could be, except for one secret between them: the identity of Phoebe's father.

Catherine, busy working with refugee and immigrant women through her small firm, Babylon Sisters, has taken on a powerful new client. She doesn't have much time for Phoebe's complicated questions of paternity - that is, until Phoebe's real father, B. J., a renowned investigative reporter, shows up in town to work on a story connected to Catherine.

Now she must finally reveal the truth she's been withholding from Phoebe for 18 years, bringing them all together in ways they never could have imagined.

©2005 Pearl Cleage (P)2008 BBC Audio

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Sister Love

i have been listening to Audible for sometime now but this book is the best I've heard. Pearl Cleage the author and narrator was awesome. I couldn't stop
listening. The storyline focused on sisters - Black sisters - was emlightening, encouraging, and empowering. The storyline was excellent and so clearly narrated. In Babylon Sisters there is such a connection between sisters to become all they can wih a love thread throughout pulling them to succeed. There are several memorable scenes including when the women form the circle in the room and Phoebe's mom is pulling them in together when B.J. embraces his daughter and the scene where B.J. and Mom are sitting on stairs near the pool and it goes on....
This is my first Pearl Cleage Audible but it won"t be my last.
But for some reason I couldn't maintain the heroine 's name but she embodied so many great attributes and positively.
Let me stop but if you want to listen to a clear, articulate, relevant and what sounds sometimes like a fairytale listen to this Audible.

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Amazing!!!

I love every moment of this book. It kept me at the edge of my seat and happy!!!

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Sweet Adeline menifee ca

great book love the story line n enjoy listening to the Author read her book

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Enveloped by voice and plot

I'll take a Pearl Cleage anything on any day. Her calm tone makes for the perfect bedtime story voiceover and, as a reader, you feel like character witness in the plot.

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Very Underrated writer!

I’ve learned so much about this craft just on this book alone. Very interesting. Listened in one day! Will buy paperback as well. Love this narrator.

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A must read

I have fell in love with Pearl. This is the second book of hers that I've read. Now, on to the third.

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Excellent Read!

This book is full surprises. Such a great storyline and great characterizations. It is sure to keep you guessing. The performance is awesome, too

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Love it

Loved it. Very much.. Great absolutely awesome. Well done and will listen to it again.

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Horrible narrator, made the book hard to listen to! The lady gave me a headache.

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Excellent!

I thoroughly enjoyed this book. It kept me interested from start to finish! Thank you so much