In this audiobook, there is a disconnect between what author Nishta J. Mehra writes and how she conveys it in her narration. Mehra shares how she navigated the challenges of being an Indian-American growing up in the South, coming out to her family, and adopting an African-American baby with her wife. Her narration is decent but can sound flat--as if she is saying the words but not vocally embracing them. On occasion, listeners will catch snippets of what sounds like a smile or anguish in her narration, but they prove the exception. Her delivery doesn't enhance the story of her fascinating life and the insights she gleaned in grappling with the challenges of cultural prejudice. L.E. © AudioFile 2019, Portland, Maine [Published: MARCH 2019]
Trade Ed. Macmillan Audio 2019
CD ISBN 9781250318732 $32.99 Eight CDs
DD ISBN 9781427298669 $19.99
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