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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (3 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Jervey Tervalon Narrator: Myra Lucretia Taylor Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: May 2016 ISBN: 9781440798603
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QPBC New Voices Award winner Jervey Tervalon authors scintillating works of African-American fiction. Spellbinding, luminous, and richly atmospheric, Dead Above Ground tells the story of the wealthy Du Champs family of New Orleans. Helen, the matriarch, rules over her daughters Adele and Lita with an iron will. But Adele has fallen in love with smooth operator Lucien, who, unbeknownst to her, means to settle a decades-old score with her mother. Download and start listening now!

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Listener Opinions

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Kimberlyn | 4/5/2012

    " part mystery, part fictional memoir. has the feel of a short story. not exactly a stellar literary piece. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Kimberlyn | 8/13/2009

    " part mystery, part fictional memoir. has the feel of a short story. not exactly a stellar literary piece. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Carla | 12/23/2008

    " I read this book back in 2003 and it has sparked many discussions. This book was well written and very dramatic. I do not want to know what goes on in the mind of this author because I tell you it has to be something.

    I recommend this book to anyone who will listen. "

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About the Narrator

Myra Lucretia Taylor has appeared on Broadway in Nine (for which she won a Tony Award), Macbeth, Electra, Mule Bone, and A Streetcar Named Desire. Her film and television credits include Law & Order, OZ, Changing Lanes, Unfaithful, and Everyone Says I Love You. She is the recipient of six Earphones Awards and is also a Fox Fellow.