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by | Read by George M. Johnson

Young Adult Ages 14+ • 4 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2021

George Johnson narrates their touching memoir, offering vivid glances at the joys of Black boyhood through short quips of wisdom from their grandmother. Each chapter focuses on a particular "Nannyism" and examines how it affected their relationship with their brother and cousins, as well as informed their experience of being queer and Black. The audiobook also features letters from the cousins to Nanny, one of which is rapped in perfect rhythm. Johnson's intimate narration unfolds conversationally, maintains a leisurely pace, and even finds them close to tears in some segments. They hold nothing back, ultimately celebrating a family that is flourishing from their Nanny's legacy. A.K.R. © AudioFile 2021, Portland, Maine [Published: SEPTEMBER 2021]

Trade Ed. • Hachette Audio • 2021

DD ISBN 9781549109294 $24.98

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