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    • The Family Business

    • By: Carl Weber, Eric Pete
    • Narrated by: Ezra Knight, Patricia R. Floyd, Michael Early
    • Length: 12 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,325
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,144
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,152

    New York Times best-selling author Carl Weber and award-winning novelist Eric Pete team up to deliver the first in a much-anticipated new trilogy. The Family Business features two times the heat, two times the fun, and two times the drama as the members of an unforgettable family (not to mention their lovers and hangers-on) find their way in and out of trouble. As their many fans will attest, Weber and Pete share a talent for penning juicy fiction that their audience can’t get enough of.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The story unfolds

    • By Dream on 03-26-12

    Regular price: $25.19

    • The Fire This Time

    • A New Generation Speaks About Race
    • By: Jesmyn Ward
    • Narrated by: Cherise Boothe, Michael Early, Kevin R. Free, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 115
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97

    National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward takes James Baldwin's 1963 examination of race in America, The Fire Next Time, as a jumping-off point for this groundbreaking collection of essays and poems about race from the most important voices of her generation and our time.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • strong voices, witness to our times

    • By Karen Johnston on 12-28-16

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Day of Tears

    • A Novel in Dialogue
    • By: Julius Lester
    • Narrated by: Sisi Aisha Johnson, Lizan Mitchell, Marc D. Johnson, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36

    As did his father before him, Pierce Butler treats his plantation slaves like family. But massive gambling debts force him to sell 429 “family” members. When the auction begins, torrential rain falls - not stopping until the final slave is sold the next day. The ominous rainfall prompts these words: “This ain’t rain. This is God’s tears.” Based on the largest slave auction in U.S. history, this poignant montage is the fictionalized account of that 1859 Georgia tragedy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • It amazing, it so sad it made me cry like 5 times

    • By Amazon Customer on 03-15-17

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Thomas Jefferson Dreams of Sally Hemings

    • By: Stephen O'Connor
    • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini, Lizan Mitchell, Michael Early
    • Length: 18 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 26

    A bold, deeply moving, and highly imaginative debut novel about Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings, in whose story the conflict between the American ideal of equality and the realities of slavery and racism played out in the most tragic of terms.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Confusing

    • By Mandy Snelson on 02-01-18

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Jazz Palace

    • By: Mary Morris
    • Narrated by: Michael Early
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    In the midst of boomtown Chicago, two Jewish families have suffered terrible blows. The Lehrmans, who run a small hat factory, lost their beloved son, Harold, in a blizzard. The Chimbrovas, who run a saloon, lost three of their boys on the SS Eastland when it sank in 1915. Each family holds out hope that one of their remaining children will rise to carry on the family business. But Benny Lehrman has no interest in making hats. His true passion is piano - especially jazz.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Growing up with a jazz soul as a Jewish boy in Chicago

    • By Marsha L. Woerner on 05-24-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Emancipation Proclamation

    • Lincoln and the Dawn of Liberty
    • By: Tonya Bolden
    • Narrated by: Michael Early
    • Length: 2 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Published on the anniversary of when President Abraham Lincoln's order went into effect, this book offers listeners a unique look at the events that led to the Emancipation Proclamation. Filled with little-known facts and fascinating details, it includes excerpts from historical sources, archival images, and new research that debunks myths about the Emancipation Proclamation and its causes. Complete with a timeline, glossary, and bibliography, Emancipation Proclamation is an engrossing new historical resource from award-winning children's book author Tonya Bolden.

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Elizabeth and Michael

    • The Queen of Hollywood and the King of Pop - A Love Story
    • By: Donald Bogle
    • Narrated by: Michael Early
    • Length: 17 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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    From the moment Elizabeth Taylor and Michael Jackson met, they were hooked on each other. Soon a deep friendship blossomed unexpectedly, unlike anything either had ever experienced. Through thick and thin, through their various emotional upheavals, through the peaks and valleys of their careers, through their personal traumas and heartaches, through the unending health issues and extreme physical pain that each experienced, and through the glare of the often merciless public spotlight, their bond held them together, and their love for each other endured.

    Regular price: $34.99