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Just As I Am

E. Lynn Harris

E. Lynn Harris's blend of rich, romantic storytelling and controversial contemporary issues like race and bisexuality have found an enthusiastic and diverse audience across America. Readers celebrate the arrival in paperback of his second novel, Just As I Am, which picks up where Invisible Life left off, introducing Harris's appealing and authentic characters to a new set of joys, conflicts, and choices. Raymond, a young black lawyer from the South, struggles to come to terms with his sexuality and with the grim reality of AIDS. Nicole, an aspiring singer/actress, experiences frustration in both her career and in her attempts to find a genuine love relationship. Both characters share an eclectic group of friends who challenge them, and the reader, to look at themselves and the world around thern through different eyes. By portraying Nicole's and Raymond's joys, as well as their pain, Harris never ceases to remind us that life, like love, is about self-acceptance. In this vivid portrait of contemporary black life, with all its pressures and the complications of bisexuality, AIDS, and racism, Harris confirms a faith in the power of love -- love of all kinds -- to thrill and to heal, which will warm the hearts of readers everywhere.

E. Lynn Harris's blend of rich, romantic storytelling and controversial contemporary issues like race and bisexuality have found an enthusiastic and diverse audience across America. Readers celebrate the arrival in paperback of his second novel, Just As I Am, which picks up where Invisible Life left off, introducing Harris's appealing and authentic characters to a new set of joys, conflicts, and choices. Raymond, a young black lawyer from the South, struggles to come to terms with his sexuality and with the grim reality of AIDS. Nicole, an aspiring singer/actress, experiences frustration in both her career and in her attempts to find a genuine love relationship. Both characters share an eclectic group of friends who challenge them, and the reader, to look at themselves and the world around thern through different eyes. By portraying Nicole's and Raymond's joys, as well as their pain, Harris never ceases to remind us that life, like love, is about self-acceptance. In this vivid portrait of contemporary black life, with all its pressures and the complications of bisexuality, AIDS, and racism, Harris confirms a faith in the power of love -- love of all kinds -- to thrill and to heal, which will warm the hearts of readers everywhere.
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E. Lynn Harris's blend of rich, romantic storytelling and controversial contemporary issues like race and bisexuality have found an enthusiastic and diverse audience across America. Readers celebrate the arrival in paperback of his second novel, Just As I Am, which picks up where Invisible Life left off, introducing Harris's appealing and authentic characters to a new set of joys, conflicts, and choices. Raymond, a young black lawyer from the South, struggles to come to terms with his sexuality and with the grim reality of AIDS. Nicole, an aspiring singer/actress, experiences frustration in both her career and in her attempts to find a genuine love relationship. Both characters share an eclectic group of friends who challenge them, and the reader, to look at themselves and the world around thern through different eyes. By portraying Nicole's and Raymond's joys, as well as their pain, Harris never ceases to remind us that life, like love, is about self-acceptance. In this vivid portrait of contemporary black life, with all its pressures and the complications of bisexuality, AIDS, and racism, Harris confirms a faith in the power of love -- love of all kinds -- to thrill and to heal, which will warm the hearts of readers everywhere.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Adenrele Ojo, Mirron Willis

Length:

14h 38m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:18


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

00:08


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

05:12


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

05:41


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

09:37


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

07:03


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

08:04


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

08:07


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

07:01


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

07:18


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

07:55


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

05:14


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

07:08


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

07:42


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

07:29


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

08:22


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

04:26


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

05:53


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

04:56


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

06:49


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

05:10


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

05:55


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

05:16


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

05:15


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

07:23


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

06:50


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

05:52


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

05:28


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

07:39


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

05:07


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

06:31


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

07:27


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

07:48


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

07:29


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

05:58


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

07:34


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

07:59


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

07:33


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

07:49


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

07:53


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

07:03


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

07:36


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

07:22


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

05:30


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

05:35


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

05:39


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

06:06


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

07:47


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

09:05


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

07:26


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

07:37


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

07:50


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

07:50


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

07:52


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

06:09


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

05:06


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

04:58


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

07:11


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

07:25


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

05:16


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

05:54


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

06:03


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

04:49


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

07:26


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

07:59


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

07:43


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

07:10


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

07:54


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

08:01


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

07:31


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

08:42


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

07:05


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

06:51


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

06:29


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

08:00


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

07:13


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

06:48


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

07:42


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

07:49


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

07:02


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

07:27


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

07:56


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

07:22


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

05:13


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

05:28


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

07:20


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

07:00


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

09:27


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

07:50


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

07:55


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

07:34


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

07:18


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

04:52


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

05:26


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

07:33


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

08:20


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

05:24


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

06:07


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

08:07


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

07:37


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

08:00


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

06:03


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

08:04


Chapter 104
Chapter 104

05:00


Chapter 105
Chapter 105

06:41


Chapter 106
Chapter 106

07:08


Chapter 107
Chapter 107

07:47


Chapter 108
Chapter 108

06:07


Chapter 109
Chapter 109

05:04


Chapter 110
Chapter 110

07:33


Chapter 111
Chapter 111

08:48


Chapter 112
Chapter 112

07:41


Chapter 113
Chapter 113

07:50


Chapter 114
Chapter 114

07:55


Chapter 115
Chapter 115

08:13


Chapter 116
Chapter 116

07:36


Chapter 117
Chapter 117

09:14


Chapter 118
Chapter 118

08:13


Chapter 119
Chapter 119

07:27


Chapter 120
Chapter 120

07:48


Chapter 121
Chapter 121

07:16


Chapter 122
Chapter 122

06:08


Chapter 123
Chapter 123

05:37


Chapter 124
Chapter 124

05:31


Chapter 125
Chapter 125

07:17


Chapter 126
Chapter 126

07:14


Chapter 127
Chapter 127

04:24


Chapter 128
Chapter 128

05:42


Chapter 129
Chapter 129

00:40