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Maxine Clair

Novelist, short story writer, and poet, Maxine Clair has won many prizes for her works. October Brown is just beginning her teaching career when she gets pregnant by a married man. Abandoned by him, she gives the baby to her childless sister. But this sacrifice will haunt her until she decides to recover what she has lost. This unforgettable novel captures the divided social and racial climate of the 1950s. “Clair tells her story with a pitch-perfect feel for the time and the people.”—Publishers Weekly

Novelist, short story writer, and poet, Maxine Clair has won many prizes for her works. October Brown is just beginning her teaching career when she gets pregnant by a married man. Abandoned by him, she gives the baby to her childless sister. But this sacrifice will haunt her until she decides to recover what she has lost. This unforgettable novel captures the divided social and racial climate of the 1950s. “Clair tells her story with a pitch-perfect feel for the time and the people.”—Publishers Weekly
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

Novelist, short story writer, and poet, Maxine Clair has won many prizes for her works. October Brown is just beginning her teaching career when she gets pregnant by a married man. Abandoned by him, she gives the baby to her childless sister. But this sacrifice will haunt her until she decides to recover what she has lost. This unforgettable novel captures the divided social and racial climate of the 1950s. “Clair tells her story with a pitch-perfect feel for the time and the people.”—Publishers Weekly

Language:

English

Narrators:

Robin Miles

Length:

12h 13m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

24:31


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

20:55


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

18:18


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

10:46


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

11:27


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

16:32


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

21:30


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

25:02


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

16:25


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

23:45


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

17:26


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

14:13


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

22:51


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

27:03


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

30:13


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

19:01


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

17:59


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

21:38


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

10:23


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

13:09


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

12:57


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

21:14


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

29:42


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

25:50


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

01:12


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

02:57


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

23:52


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

28:10


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

18:56


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

21:52


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

19:31


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

16:05


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

05:08


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

19:01


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

23:23


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

02:53


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

18:32


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

21:59


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

01:22


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

15:52


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

19:28