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    • Jam on the Vine

    • A Novel
    • By: LaShonda Katrice Barnett
    • Narrated by: Phylicia Rashad
    • Length: 11 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62

    Ivoe Williams, the precocious daughter of a Muslim cook and a metalsmith from central-east Texas, first ignites her lifelong obsession with journalism when she steals a newspaper from her mother's white employer. Living in the poor, segregated quarter of Little Tunis, Ivoe immerses herself in printed matter as an escape from her dour surroundings. She earns a scholarship to the prestigious Willetson College in Austin only to return overqualified to the menial labor offered by her hometown's racially biased employers.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sumptuous Historical Fiction that reads like a Biography

    • By WrkNWmn on 10-04-17

    Regular price: $24.95