Behind the Mic: On Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson, Read by the Author and Others
Michele Cobb and Jo Reed Discuss the Highly Anticipated Adult Fiction Novel
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A highly anticipated adult fiction novel with a multi-voice cast. Join Jo Reed and AudioFile publisher Michele Cobb discussing the emotionally connective reading by five narrators, including the author. Meet three generations of an African-American family. Bahni Turpin narrates as sixteen-year-old Melody, whose mother Iris is rarely around. She was a teen mother, and narrator Shayna Small fills in Iris’s complexities. The rich voices of Quincy Tyler Bernstine and Peter Francis James evoke the age, devotion, and authority of Melody’s grandparents. Author Jacqueline Woodson’s third-person narrative connects the protagonists.
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