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by | Read by Desean Terry

Biography & Memoir • 9.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2021

Narrator Desean Terry gives an intimate and emotional performance of this beautiful memoir in essays. Author Hari Ziyad explores the complexities of gender, queerness, and Black childhood. Ziyad's stories of growing up the child of a Hare Krishna mother and a Muslim father are interspersed with letters to their inner child and their parents. Through these letters Ziyad explores the effects of trauma, toxic masculinity, and white supremacy on all their lives and makes space for Black joy and healing. Terry's tone is soft and gentle, reflecting the person Ziyad has become. His voice sometimes catches in sadness or deepens in anger while capturing every rise and fall of Ziyad's flowing prose. Terry makes it easy to forget it's not Ziyad themself narrating this honest story. L.S. © AudioFile 2021, Portland, Maine [Published: JULY 2021]

Trade Ed. • Brilliance Audio • 2021

CD ISBN 978-1-7135-6286-3 $34.99 • Nine CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-7135-6287-0 $24.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 978-1-7135-6288-7 $35.99

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