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    • Things I Should Have Told My Daughter

    • Lies, Lessons, & Love Affairs
    • By: Pearl Cleage
    • Narrated by: Pearl Cleage
    • Length: 11 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46

    In this inspiring memoir, the award-winning playwright and best-selling author of What Looks like Crazy on an Ordinary Day reminisces on the art of juggling marriage, motherhood, and politics while working to become a successful writer. In addition to being one of the most popular living playwrights in America, Pearl Cleage is a best-selling author with an Oprah Book Club pick and multiple awards to her credit. But there was a time when such stellar success seemed like a dream.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Intimate and Intriguing

    • By RLita U on 05-17-14

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Seen It All and Done the Rest

    • By: Pearl Cleage
    • Narrated by: Robin Miles
    • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    The toast of Europe, Josephine Evans had spent 30 years abroad establishing her reputation as one of the finest actresses of her generation. In Amsterdam, she redefined who and what an African American diva could be, and her legions of loyal fans loved her for it. But when a war she didn't even understand suddenly makes her the target of angry anti-American protests, Josephine is forced to return to America to see if she can find a new definition of home.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • as good as it gets

    • By Ladonna on 04-25-08

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Just Wanna Testify

    • A Novel
    • By: Pearl Cleage
    • Narrated by: Bahni Turpin
    • Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 31

    Atlanta’s West End district has always been a haven and home to a coterie of unique characters - artists and thinkers, dreamers and doers. Folks here know one another’s names, keep their doors unlocked, and look out for their neighbors. Anyone planning to sell drugs, vandalize, or rob a little old lady should think twice before hitting this part of town. And Blue Hamilton, West End’s unofficial mayor and longtime protector, will see to it that you do. Blue wears many hats here. Blue is also the man you pay your respects to if you’re looking to set up shop in this urban enclave....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Surprisingly Dissapointing

    • By SG on 09-22-11

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Till You Hear From Me

    • A Novel
    • By: Pearl Cleage
    • Narrated by: Bahni Turpin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 37

    Just when it appears that all her hard work on Barack Obama's presidential campaign is about to pay off with a White House job, 35-year-old Ida B. Wells Dunbar finds herself on Washington, D.C.'s post-election sidelines even as her twentysomething counterparts overrun the West Wing. Adding to her woes, her father, the Reverend Horace A. Dunbar, Atlanta civil rights icon, is notoriously featured on an endlessly replayed YouTube clip.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • I love Cleage, but this book was just ok.

    • By Karen on 02-02-12

    Regular price: $27.93

    • Babylon Sisters

    • By: Pearl Cleage
    • Narrated by: Pearl Cleage
    • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 29

    Catherine, busy working with refugee and immigrant women through her small firm, Babylon Sisters, has taken on a powerful new client. She doesn't have much time for Phoebe's complicated questions of paternity - that is, until Phoebe's real father, B. J., a renowned investigative reporter, shows up in town to work on a story connected to Catherine.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Story was Captivating

    • By Mary on 08-18-18

    Regular price: $15.36

    • Baby Brother's Blues

    • By: Pearl Cleage
    • Narrated by: Pearl Cleage
    • Length: 10 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    When Regina Burns married Blue Hamilton, she knew he was no ordinary man. Regina enjoyed a circle of engaging friends and her own work as communications consultant, but she especially relished the company of her husband, who never ceased to be a source of passion and delight. Then everything changes. Frightened women are showing up in West End, seeking Blue's protection from lovers who have suddenly become violent.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • pure artistry

    • By Deidre Jackson on 03-31-16

    Regular price: $20.97

    • We Speak Your Names

    • A Celebration
    • By: Pearl Cleage, Zaron W. Burnett
    • Narrated by: Pearl Cleage
    • Length: 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    In the tradition of Maya Angelou's Phenomenal Woman, best-selling author Pearl Cleage brings us an inspiring poem for all women, destined to become a classic.

    Regular price: $10.46