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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Ntozake Shange Narrator: Phylicia Rashad Publisher: Weston Woods Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: June 2015 ISBN: 9780545748179
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Walking many miles to school in the dusty road, young Coretta knew, too well, the unfairness of life in the segregated south.

A yearning for equality began to grow.

Together with Martin Luther King, Jr., she gave birth to a vision and a journey—with dreams of freedom for all.

This extraordinary poetic text by Ntozake Shange captures the movement for civil rights in the United States and honors its most elegant inspiration, Coretta Scott.

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  • “Unflinching verse…powerful, evocative…Shange uses poetry to recount Coretta Scott’s life, from her childhood to her marriage with Martin Luther King, Jr.…an indelible, emotional expression of the strength, beauty, and joy of one woman’s character.”

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  • “Poetic language…makes this biography/history of the civil rights movement a moving, provocative read…Every library will want copies of this lyrical tribute to an elegant woman and the era she represents.”

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About the Author
Author Ntozake ShangeNtozake Shange is a renowned playwright, poet, and novelist. Her works include the Obie Award-winning for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf, Liliane, Betsey Brown, and Sassafrass, Cypress & Indigo. Among her honors and awards are fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Fund and a Pushcart Prize. A graduate of Barnard and recipient of a Masters in American Studies from University of Southern California, she lives in Brooklyn.
About the Narrator

Phylicia Rashad is a Tony Award–winning actress, singer, and stage director, best known for her Emmy-nominated role as Clair Huxtable on the long-running sitcom The Cosby Show.