The Street by Ann Petry audiobook

The Street

By Ann Petry
Introduction by Tayari Jones
Read by Danielle Deadwyler

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, HMH Audio 9780395901496
13.43 Hours Unabridged
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The Street follows the spirited Lutie Johnson, a newly single mother whose efforts to claim a share of the American Dream for herself and her young son meet frustration at every turn in 1940s Harlem. Opening a fresh perspective on the realities and challenges of black, female, working-class life, The Street became the first novel by an African American woman to sell more than a million copies.

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The Street follows the spirited Lutie Johnson, a newly single mother whose efforts to claim a share of the American Dream for herself and her young son meet frustration at every turn in 1940s Harlem. Opening a fresh perspective on the realities and challenges of black, female, working-class life, The Street became the first novel by an African American woman to sell more than a million copies.

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Author Bio: Ann Petry

Author Bio: Ann Petry

Ann Petry (1908–1997), a black novelist and short-story writer, was one of America’s most distinguished authors. Her first published story appeared in 1943 in Crisis, a magazine published monthly by the NAACP. Her first novel, The Street, was published in 1946 and earned her the Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship. She wrote two more novels as well as numerous short stories, articles, and children’s books.

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Available Formats : CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Literary
Runtime: 13.43
Audience: Adult
Language: English