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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (92 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Stacey Patton Narrator: Robin Miles Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Stacey Patton penned this moving memoir describing her tumultuous childhood growing up first in a state institution and then in a fractured foster family. She makes a strong case to illustrate how the brutal legacy of slavery continues to affect African-American families today.

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  • "… a document … striking in its endeavor to relate a unique individual experience to broader communal life.”

    Kirkus Reviews

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by The International Book Club | 1/5/2014

    " That Mean Old Yesterday is a shocking but up lifting autobiography by award-winning journalist Stacey Patton "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Sy | 12/14/2013

    " I deeply enjoyed this book. It was very well written and the story had my emotions all over the place. It was a roller coaster but so worth it. This book was a great read. The relationship between slavery and abuse today was amazing. I had never thought the two were so similar. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Sunshine Jeremiah | 12/6/2013

    " Really fascinating history. Basically describes how spanking became a central part of African American culture. Parents found spanking to be a way to keep white Americans from attacking their children for breaking rules of division. Well researched and handled. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Catherine | 8/14/2013

    " What a remarkable woman! I love how Stacey interagated historical fact with her own personal story. I learned that some ofthe mistakes that we make within our families are generational. It opened my eyes to child abuse within the African American community. "

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