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    • The Skin Above My Knee

    • By: Marcia Butler
    • Narrated by: Marcia Butler
    • Length: 6 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Music was everything for Marcia Butler. Growing up in an emotionally desolate home with an abusive father and a distant mother, she devoted herself to the discipline and rigor of the oboe, and quickly became a young prodigy on the rise in New York City's competitive music scene. But haunted by troubling childhood memories while balancing the challenges of a busy life as a working musician, Marcia succumbed to dangerous men, drugs, and self-destruction. In her darkest moments, she asked the hardest question of all: Could music truly save her life?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Lyrical and inspiring. Unforgettable.

    • By Rosanne Limoncelli on 04-14-17

    Regular price: $28.50

    • Maya Angelou

    • A Glorious Celebration
    • By: Marcia Ann Gillespie, Rosa Johnson Butler, Richard A. Long
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham
    • Length: 3 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Maya Angelou: A Glorious Celebration offers an unusual and irresistible look at her life and her myriad interests and accomplishments. Created by the people who know her best - her longtime friends Marcia Ann Gillespie and Richard A. Long, and her niece, Rosa Johnson Butler - it captures Angelou at home, at work, and in the public eye.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A most wonderful intro to maya!

    • By Erik Eierud on 11-02-16

    Regular price: $18.86