Extended Audio Sample

Download What You Owe Me Audiobook

Extended Audio Sample What You Owe Me Audiobook, by Bebe Moore Campbell Click for printable size audiobook cover
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (759 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Bebe Moore Campbell Narrator: Caroline Clay Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: November 2016 ISBN: 9781436144025
Regular Price: $34.99 Add to Cart
— or —
FlexPass™ Price: $12.95$5.95$5.95 for new members!
Add to Cart learn more )

Bebe Moore Campbell is a New York Times best-selling author and an NAACP Image award winner. In What You Owe Me, an epic tale of friendship, betrayal, loss, accountability, and healing, she spans 50 years of African-American history. New to Los Angeles, Hosanna Clark, a farm worker from Texas, befriends Holocaust survivor Gilda Rosenstein. Together they build a cosmetics company and a deep friendship. Then Gilda disappears, taking with her the company’s assets. The loss leaves Hosanna financially ruined and emotionally damaged. Years later, after her death, Hosanna’s daughter will look to collect the debt Gilda owes. In addition to her novels, Bebe Moore Campbell is the author of several nonfiction books including Successful Women, Angry Men, which explores the changing dynamics within families. Narrator Caroline Clay masterfully takes us through the heartaches and the victories of this emotional journey.

Download and start listening now!

BK_RECO_001818

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Nadine | 2/20/2014

    " I found this at my office kitchen library. I have been reading popular fiction and really loving how these authors use these vehicles to tell our histories. I liked it. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Edi Campbell | 2/16/2014

    " On OK read with a few too many characters and too many situations. I don't know why some of them weren't edited out! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Tonya | 2/16/2014

    " All I can say is, "Wow!" Well developed characters and a well written story. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Sonya | 2/15/2014

    " One of my favorite authors -I loved the way she thought about and talked about race relations in America. I wish she could have lived long enough to discuss race relations and the election of President Obama. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Amarie0081 | 2/9/2014

    " I wish I could get my money back for this one. It was horrible! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Tamika Moore | 1/26/2014

    " This book was wonderful. I true tale of retribution, bringing closure to a vendetta that surpassed death. This book was a social peek into the past lives of a southern black woman and a holocaust survivor going into business during a time when black-white relations were not too common, and the hardship that betrayal can imprint in loved ones lives. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Shawn | 1/20/2014

    " This is a total chick book that I still got into (that's how good it is). It's long, and it has a lot of characters, but it intertwines them very well. It all comes together, sometimes predictably and sometimes not. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Michelle | 1/18/2014

    " great book. very thought provoking. What would our world be like today if we hadn't had slavery? What if African American were simply immigrants ?????????????????? "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Angela | 1/8/2014

    " Very good story of misunderstanding and self growth. Quite long but a well developed story. Read in 1 day. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Diane | 12/29/2013

    " Very intersting story. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Vicky | 12/6/2013

    " This one might start off a little slow but don't be fooled - it's a gem! Campbell is so descriptive and I loved the evolution of relationships in this story. It was also a bit of a tear jerker for me, which always is a sure sign of a great book, in my opinion. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Yvonne J. | 10/4/2013

    " This book, and the author, is timeless. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Nazish Salahuddin | 9/28/2013

    " so well-written. captivating story. very rich. I think she might be my favoite author of all time--she is so incredibly gifted at writing in different voices, different eras, creating characters and stories with incredibly depth. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Rebecca | 9/10/2013

    " The story of an African American woman and a German woman - a Holocaust survivor - who go into the cosmetic business together. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Lawrence Tuck | 5/15/2013

    " a very poignant, touching novel. It was sad how the prejudice of a few people kept 2 friends from accomplishing the dream they set out to do together. Learned a few things about the history of my own people as well. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 jo | 4/21/2013

    " bebe moore campbell, it seems to me, has written better books that this. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Katie M. | 4/10/2013

    " I got on a Bebe Moore Campbell kick last year and read all of her books in rapid succession. This was my favorite. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Sika Sedzro | 4/8/2013

    " I haven't finished the book "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Angie | 11/19/2012

    " would have liked it more if i could have concentrated (family in town; days go by without reading). long, resolution came rather suddenly at the very end. but a good story. might read some of the author's other works. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Teffany | 10/17/2012

    " Sorry to say I only got through about 3/4 of the book before life got in the way of reading time. I did enjoy it, but now I'm on a bit of a cliff. I plan to pick it back up. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kathryn Bundy | 3/19/2012

    " This is a sprawling book that covers so many years and the intricately entwined lives of many characters. I greatly appreciated the voice and the pace of this book. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Argnese Julmist | 2/11/2012

    " Very Interesting, kind of slow, but very interesting "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Vb | 11/22/2011

    " This book was far from a page turner. Has wonderful lessons for people starting a business. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Rachel | 4/24/2011

    " I remember this book having disturbing anti-semitic undertones, that bothered me because they had a ring of truth to them. That said, I remember it being a good book. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Maureen Saltarelli | 2/4/2011

    " Very sad, so glad people are, for the most part, not affected by one another this way anymore. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kerry-ann | 1/27/2011

    " I think this was a great book. I would definitely read it again. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Angie | 1/16/2011

    " would have liked it more if i could have concentrated (family in town; days go by without reading). long, resolution came rather suddenly at the very end. but a good story. might read some of the author's other works. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Tonya | 7/12/2010

    " All I can say is, "Wow!" Well developed characters and a well written story. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Angela | 6/2/2009

    " Very good story of misunderstanding and self growth. Quite long but a well developed story. Read in 1 day. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Vicky | 5/20/2009

    " This one might start off a little slow but don't be fooled - it's a gem! Campbell is so descriptive and I loved the evolution of relationships in this story. It was also a bit of a tear jerker for me, which always is a sure sign of a great book, in my opinion. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Rachel | 4/10/2009

    " I remember this book having disturbing anti-semitic undertones, that bothered me because they had a ring of truth to them. That said, I remember it being a good book. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Maureen | 12/10/2008

    " Very sad, so glad people are, for the most part, not affected by one another this way anymore. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Michelle | 11/23/2008

    " great book. very thought provoking. What would our world be like today if we hadn't had slavery? What if African American were simply immigrants ?????????????????? "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 jo | 10/18/2008

    " bebe moore campbell, it seems to me, has written better books that this. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Alretha | 9/28/2008

    " This book is really well written. Among Bebe Moore Campbell's best. It will really make you mad but the protaganist receives sweet justice in the end! "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Amarie0081 | 7/14/2008

    " I wish I could get my money back for this one. It was horrible! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Argnese | 5/25/2008

    " Very Interesting, kind of slow, but very interesting "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Edi | 2/24/2008

    " On OK read with a few too many characters and too many situations. I don't know why some of them weren't edited out! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Nadine | 2/21/2008

    " I found this at my office kitchen library. I have been reading popular fiction and really loving how these authors use these vehicles to tell our histories. I liked it. "

Write a Review
What is FlexPass?
  • Your first audiobook is just $5.95
  • Over 90% are at or below $12.95
  • "LOVE IT" guarantee
  • No time limits or expirations
About the Narrator

Caroline Clay is a film, television, and voice actress. Her acting credits include appearances on The Message Board, Law & Order, and All My Children. She has also narrated several audiobooks, such as A Wicked War by Amy S. Greenberg, Player Hater by Carl Weber, Casting the First Stone by Kimberla Lawson Roby, and What You Owe Me by Bebe Moore Campbell.