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    • You Are Free: Stories

    • De : Danzy Senna
    • Lu par : Adenrele Ojo, January LaVoy, Cassandra Campbell, and others
    • Durée : 6 h et 17 min
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    Each of these eight remarkable stories by Danzy Senna tightrope-walks tantalizingly, sometimes frighteningly, between defined states: life with and without mates and children, the familiar if constraining reference points provided by race, class, and gender. Tensions arise between a biracial couple when their son is admitted to the private school where they'd applied on a lark. A new mother hosts an old friend, still single, and discovers how each of them pities - and envies - the other. A young woman responds to an adoptee in search of her birth mother, knowing it is not she.

    Prix : 18,86 €

    • Symptomatic

    • De : Danzy Senna
    • Lu par : Kristen Ariza
    • Durée : 6 h et 15 min
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    A young woman moves to New York City for what promises to be a dream job. Displaced, she feels unsure of her fit in the world. Then comes a look of recognition, a gesture of friendship from an older woman named Greta who shares the same difficult-to-place color of skin. On common ground, a tenuous alliance grows between two women in racial limbo. So too, does the older woman's unnerving obsession, leading to a collision of two lives spiraling out of control.  

    Prix : 18,86 €

    • New People

    • De : Danzy Senna
    • Lu par : Kristen Ariza
    • Durée : 6 h et 5 min
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    As the 20th century draws to a close, Maria is at the start of a life she never thought possible. She and Khalil, her college sweetheart, are planning their wedding. They are the perfect couple, "King and Queen of the Racially Nebulous Prom". Their skin is the same shade of beige. They live together in a black bohemian enclave in Brooklyn, where Khalil is riding the wave of the first dot-com boom and Maria is plugging away at her dissertation on the Jonestown massacre.

    Prix : 20,14 €

    • Caucasia

    • A Novel
    • De : Danzy Senna
    • Lu par : January LaVoy
    • Durée : 14 h et 48 min
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    Birdie and Cole are the daughters of a black father and a white mother, intellectuals and activists in the Civil Rights Movement in 1970s Boston. The sisters are so close that they speak their own language, yet Birdie, with her light skin and straight hair, is often mistaken for white, while Cole is dark enough to fit in with the other kids at school. Despite their differences, Cole is Birdie's confidant, her protector, the mirror by which she understands herself. Then their parents' marriage collapses. 

    Prix : 28,28 €