Soyica Diggs Colbert, professor of African-American studies and performing arts at Georgetown University, has written a deep and highly informative intellectual biography of playwright Lorraine Hansberry. Disappointingly, Lisa Reneé Pitts is off her usually fine mark in its aural delivery, which in too many passages sounds stilted and tense. Because Colbert's prowess as a sensitive researcher and her craft as a writer are so strong and so little of this depth has been available on Hansberry, listeners may choose to bear with the substandard performance if listening is the only way they can experience the text. F.M.R.G. © AudioFile 2021, Portland, Maine [Published: JUNE 2021]
Trade Ed. Tantor Media 2021
CD ISBN 9781666103625 $39.99 Ten CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9781666103632 $29.99 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN 9781666103601 $19.99
Library Ed. Tantor Media 2021
DD ISBN 9781666103618 $49.95
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