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    • The Darkest Child

    • By: Dolores Phillips
    • Narrated by: Bahni Turpin
    • Length: 15 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 253
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 227
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      5 out of 5 stars 227

    In 1958 Georgia, the shade of a 13-year-old black girl's skin can make the difference in her fate. Tangy Mae is the smartest of her mother's 10 children, but she is also the darkest complected. The Quinns - all different skin shades, all with unknown fathers - live with their charismatic, beautiful, and tyrannical mother, Rozelle, in poverty on the fringes of a Georgia town where Jim Crow rules. Rozelle's children live in fear of her mood swings and her violence, but they are devoted to her. Rozelle pulls her children out of school when they are 12 years old so that they can help support her by going to work.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
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    • By Stephanie Roberson on 03-04-18

    Regular price: $31.49