The Book Of Harlan

byBernice L. McfaddenRead byRobin Miles

September 20, 2016|
The Book Of Harlan by Bernice L. Mcfadden
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The Book of Harlan opens with the courtship of Harlan''s parents and his 1917 birth in Macon, Georgia. After his prominent minister grandfather dies, Harlan and his parents move to Harlem, where he eventually becomes a professional musician. When Harlan and his best friend, trumpeter Lizard Robbins, are invited to perform at a popular cabaret in the Parisian enclave of Montmartre - affectionately referred to as "the Harlem of Paris" by black American musicians - Harlan jumps at the opportunity, convincing Lizard to join him.

But after the City of Light falls under Nazi occupation, Harlan and Lizard are thrown into Buchenwald - the notorious concentration camp in Weimar, Germany - irreparably changing the course of Harlan''s life.

Based on exhaustive research and told in McFadden''s mesmeric prose, The Book of Harlan skillfully blends the stories of McFadden''s familial ancestors with those of real and imagined characters.

Bernice L. McFadden is the author of seven critically acclaimed novels including the classic Sugar and Glorious, which was featured in O, The Oprah Magazine, selected as the debut title for the One Book, One Harlem program, and was a finalist for the NAACP Image Award. She is a three-time Hurston/Wright Legacy Award finalist and winner...
Title:The Book Of Harlan
Format:Audio Book (CD)
Product dimensions:6.75 X 5.25 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:6.75 X 5.25 X 0.5 in
Published:September 20, 2016
Publisher:Brilliance Audio
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781531888695

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