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    • The Dry Grass of August

    • By: Anna Jean Mayhew
    • Narrated by: Karen White
    • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 121
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 102
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 101

    On a scorching day in August 1954, 13-year-old Jubie Watts leaves Charlotte, North Carolina, with her family for a Florida vacation. Crammed into the Packard along with Jubie are her three siblings, her mother, and the family’s black maid, Mary Luther. For as long as Jubie can remember, Mary has been there - cooking, cleaning, compensating for her father’s rages and her mother’s benign neglect, and loving Jubie unconditionally.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Solid story and performance

    • By P. Burdge on 09-22-12

    Regular price: $19.56