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Extended Audio Sample Freedom in the Family: A Mother-Daughter Memoir of the Fight for Civil Rights, by Tananarive Due Click for printable size audiobook cover
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: Tananarive Due, Patricia Stephens Due Narrator: Lizan Mitchell, Patricia R. Floyd Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: January 2003 ISBN: 9781436147118
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Tananarive Due, bestselling author and American Book Award winner, and her mother, Patricia Stephens Due, guide listeners through the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s. Told in alternating chapters, their story is a triumphant memoir of their experiences with everyday people fighting for equality as members of grassroots organizations in the South. Filled with drama, heartache and rousing successes, Freedom in the Family will inspire and enlighten with its riveting account of one of America’s most progressive times. Download and start listening now!


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  • Freedom in the Family is American history, written by those who lived it. Tense, human, inspirational, and all true, a testament to character and endurance by women who took active roles in the dramatic events that forever changed the face of this nation.”

    Edna Buchanan, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Corpse Had a Familiar Face and The Ice Maiden

  • “An important, affecting joint memoir that examines the struggles of…the civil rights movement.”

    Seattle Post-Intelligencer

  • “A fascinating and important new book…A memoir so absorbing and essential that it takes two people to tell.”


  • “Powerful…Cathartic in its recounting of past obstacles, and optimistic in its hopes for the future.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “A riveting account of the Civil Rights struggle…Patricia Floyd and Lizan Mitchell make the listener fully understand the anger, fear, moral certainty, and courage that are required of those who challenge oppression. This superb audiobook gives voice to an intimate accounting of a time usually seen only through the lives of a few illustrious people.”


  • “Unmatched…Readers will quite likely be both charmed and educated by these dedicated, candid, brilliant women.”

    Kirkus Reviews

  • Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award
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