Redemption in Indigo by Karen Lord audiobook

Redemption in Indigo

By Karen Lord
Read by Robin Miles

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6.46 Hours 1
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This fascinating debut by Karen Lord-a retelling of a Senegalese folktale-earned starred reviews from Publishers Weekly and Booklist and won the Frank Collymore Award. When Paama finally leaves her gluttonous husband, she attracts the attention of the undying spirit Patience, who gives her Chance's Chaos Stick as a gift. But Chance insists that only he should wield the stick's powers. "This is one of those literary works of which it can be said that not a word should be changed."-Booklist, starred review

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Summary

Summary

A 2011 World Fantasy Award Nominee for Best Novel

Winner of the 2011 Mythopoeic Award

This fascinating debut by Karen Lord-a retelling of a Senegalese folktale-earned starred reviews from Publishers Weekly and Booklist and won the Frank Collymore Award. When Paama finally leaves her gluttonous husband, she attracts the attention of the undying spirit Patience, who gives her Chance's Chaos Stick as a gift. But Chance insists that only he should wield the stick's powers. "This is one of those literary works of which it can be said that not a word should be changed."-Booklist, starred review

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A clever, exuberant mix of Caribbean and Senegalese influences that balances riotously funny set pieces (many involving talking insects) with serious drama initiated by meddlesome supernatural beings.” New York Times
“This is one of those literary works of which it can be said that not a word should be changed.” Booklist (starred review)
“Lord’s debut, a retelling of a Senegalese folktale, packs a great deal of subtly alluring storytelling.” Publishers Weekly (starred review)

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Author Bio: Karen Lord

Author Bio: Karen Lord

Karen Lord was born in Barbados in 1968. She holds a science degree from the University of Toronto and a PhD in the sociology of religion from the University of Wales.

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Available Formats : CD
Runtime: 6.46
Audience: Adult
Language: English