The Resource A kind of freedom : a novel, Margaret Wilkerson Sexton, (electronic resource)

A kind of freedom : a novel, Margaret Wilkerson Sexton, (electronic resource)

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A kind of freedom : a novel
Title
A kind of freedom
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Margaret Wilkerson Sexton
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Language
eng
Summary
Evelyn is a Creole woman who comes of age in New Orleans at the height of World War II. Her family inhabits the upper echelon of black society, and when she falls for no-name Renard, she is forced to choose between her life of privilege and the man she loves. In 1982, Evelyn's daughter Jackie is a frazzled single mother grappling with her absent husband's drug addiction. Just as she comes to terms with his abandoning the family, he returns, ready to resume their old life. Jackie must decide if the promise of her husband is worth the near certainty that he will leave again. Jackie's son T. C. loves the creative process of growing marijuana more than the weed itself. He finds something hypnotic about training the seedlings, testing the levels, trimming the leaves, and drying the buds. He was a square before Hurricane Katrina, but the New Orleans he knew didn't survive the storm, and in its wake he was changed too. Now, fresh out of a four-month stint for possession with the intent to distribute, he decides to start over?until an old friend convinces him to stake his new beginning on one last deal. For Evelyn, Jim Crow is an ongoing reality, and in its wake new threats spring up to haunt her descendants. A Kind of Freedom is an urgent novel that explores the legacy of racial disparity in the South through a poignant and redemptive family history
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technical information on music
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Midwest
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Sexton, Margaret Wilkerson
Dewey number
813/.6
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fiction
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Read by Kevin Kenerly, Bahni Turpin, and Adenrele Ojo
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  • Kenerly, Kevin
  • Turpin, Bahni
  • Ojo, Adenrele
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  • African American families
  • African Americans
  • New Orleans (La.)
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adult
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A kind of freedom : a novel, Margaret Wilkerson Sexton, (electronic resource)
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MWT11883328
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 13 min.))
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  • online
  • electronic
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9781538450932
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MWT11883328
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11883328
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Label
A kind of freedom : a novel, Margaret Wilkerson Sexton, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
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digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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unknown
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spoken word
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spw
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rdacontent
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MWT11883328
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 13 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781538450932
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT11883328
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
11883328
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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