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    • Benny Goodman and Teddy Wilson

    • Taking the Stage As the First Black-and-White Jazz Band in History
    • By: Lesa Cline-Ransome
    • Narrated by: Sean Crisden
    • Length: 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 3

    This lush and lyrical audiobook tells the story of how two musical prodigies from very different backgrounds - one a young black boy growing up in Tuskegee, Alabama, the other the son of struggling Russian-Jewish immigrants from the West Side of Chicago - were brought together by their love of music, and helped create the jazz style known as swing.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Word Jazz

    • By bobsaxjr on 04-09-19

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Dreadful Revenge of Ernest Gallen

    • By: James Lincoln Collier
    • Narrated by: Sean Crisden
    • Length: 4 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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    Gene Richards is haunted by a voice, and he doesn’t like what it’s saying. He’s trying to ignore it - pretend it’s not real - but the voice has plans for Gene. A long time ago, something bad happened in the town of Magnolia - something that Gene’s grandfather and his friends want to keep quiet. The voice has started hurting those who were responsible, and it won’t give up until Gene uncovers the town’s eerie past. Determined to clear his grandfather’s name, Gene and his friends start reading old newspapers and digging for the truth.

    Regular price: $13.96

    • The Marrow of Tradition

    • By: Charles Waddell Chesnutt
    • Narrated by: Sean Crisden
    • Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    Major Carteret is the white owner of the biggest newspaper in Wellington, a racially segregated city in the post-Civil War South. Carteret, along with other powerful white men in Wellington, are outraged that an editorial published the town's black newspaper has questioned the justification for lynchings.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A relic of a bygone age

    • By Mollie on 07-03-15

    Regular price: $19.95