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    • Hope

    • A Memoir of Survival in Cleveland
    • By: Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, Mary Jordan, and others
    • Narrated by: Jorjeana Marie, Marisol Ramirez, Arthur Morey
    • Length: 12 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,461
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,306
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,302

    On May 6, 2013, Amanda Berry made headlines around the world when she fled a Cleveland area home and called 911, saying: "Help me, I'm Amanda Berry.... I've been kidnapped, and I've been missing for 10 years." A horrifying story rapidly unfolded. Ariel Castro, a local school bus driver, had separately lured Berry, Gina DeJesus, and Michelle Knight to his home, where he kept them chained in the basement. In the decade that followed, the three were raped, psychologically abused, and threatened with death.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A moving read.

    • By caroline on 04-28-15

    Regular price: $31.50

    • My Face is Black is True

    • Callie House and the Struggle for Ex-Slave Reparations
    • By: Mary Frances Berry
    • Narrated by: Sharon Washington
    • Length: 8 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Award-winning Civil Rights advocate Mary Frances Berry sheds new light on the fight for reparations. Callie House, an ex-slave who led the fight, founded the Ex-Slave Mutual Relief, Bounty, and Pension Association in 1899. Defying conventions of race, class, and gender, Callie led the organization in an attempt to petition the government for the pension promised them as freedmen.

    Regular price: $20.72

    • History Teaches Us to Resist

    • How Progressive Movements Have Succeeded in Challenging Times
    • By: Mary Frances Berry
    • Narrated by: Janina Edwards
    • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Despair and mourning after the election of an antagonistic or polarizing president, such as Donald Trump, is part of the push-pull of American politics. But in this incisive book, historian Mary Frances Berry shows that resistance to presidential administrations has led to positive change and the defeat of outrageous proposals, even in challenging times.  

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Recipe for Life

    • By: Mary Berry
    • Narrated by: Patricia Hodge
    • Length: 10 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    The unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Mary Berry's autobiography, Recipe for Life, read by the actress Patricia Hodge. From Queen of Tarts to the nation's heart, Mary Berry shares her Recipe for Life. "In the words of my father, my birth caused no end of trouble..." From the moment she came into the world - two weeks early, throwing her parents' lives into disarray - Mary has gracefully but firmly done things her own way.

    Regular price: $22.73