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    • The Book of Memory

    • By: Petina Gappah
    • Narrated by: Chipo Chung
    • Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Memory, the narrator of The Book of Memory, is an albino woman languishing in Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison in Harare, Zimbabwe, where she has been convicted of murder. As part of her appeal her lawyer insists that she write down what happened as she remembers it. As her story unfolds, Memory reveals that she has been convicted for the murder of her adoptive father. But did everything happen exactly as she remembers?

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    • Excellent! it was riveting, poignant, sad, lovely.

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    • Fiction: Writing the Other (2010): Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

    • Panel 1021
    • By: Ms. Marilyn Chin, Mr. Leonard Chang, Ms. Chitra Divakaruni, and others
    • Narrated by: Mr. Alex Espinoza
    • Length: 1 hr
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    The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books began in 1996 with a simple goal: to bring together the people who create books with the people who love to read them. The festival was an immediate success and has become the largest and most prestigious book festival in the country, attracting more than 130,000 book lovers each year.

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