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Shawne Johnson

Shawne Johnson’s emotionally stirring debut novel has been called “a rawer Waiting to Exhale.” Three African-American sisters, living in late 1960s Philadelphia, face issues such as drug addiction, racial tension, the Vietnam War, and the death of their father from lung cancer. Together they strive to avoid the dangers that surround them.

Shawne Johnson’s emotionally stirring debut novel has been called “a rawer Waiting to Exhale.” Three African-American sisters, living in late 1960s Philadelphia, face issues such as drug addiction, racial tension, the Vietnam War, and the death of their father from lung cancer. Together they strive to avoid the dangers that surround them.
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

Shawne Johnson’s emotionally stirring debut novel has been called “a rawer Waiting to Exhale.” Three African-American sisters, living in late 1960s Philadelphia, face issues such as drug addiction, racial tension, the Vietnam War, and the death of their father from lung cancer. Together they strive to avoid the dangers that surround them.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Sharon Washington

Length:

7h 33m


Chapters

Free Sample

01:00

Introduction
Introduction

00:58


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

03:29


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

02:29


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

09:56


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

04:10


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

38:25


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

07:53


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

11:27


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

12:28


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

03:48


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

05:13


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

01:36


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

13:26


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

09:04


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

03:05


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

12:09


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

25:00


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

07:24


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

16:45


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

08:10


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

03:50


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

07:26


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

16:16


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

04:54


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

18:26


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

08:13


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

26:15


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

06:17


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

17:35


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

05:47


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

02:59


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

13:22


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

05:37


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

19:08


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

05:44


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

12:57


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

03:56


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

26:23


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

05:27


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

12:06


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

09:48


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

11:42


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

01:43


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

10:18