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Author: Jean Guerrero | Narrator: Jean Guerrero
Release Date: July 17, 2018
“A powerful memoir that charts a daughter’s struggle to save her haunted father, Crux is alive with family magic and fierce with love.”—Junot Díaz 

¿Papi, dónde estás.

Throughout Jean Guerrero’s childhood, her father, Marco Antonio, was an erratic and elusive presence.
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Author: Abdi Nor Iftin | Narrator: Prentice Onayemi and Abdi Nor Iftin
Release Date: June 19, 2018
The incredible true story of a boy living in war-torn Somalia who escapes to America--first by way of the movies; years later, through a miraculous green card.

Abdi Nor Iftin first fell in love with America from afar. As a child, he learned English by listening to American pop artists like Michael Jackson and watching films starring action heroes like Arnold Schwarzenegger.
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Author: Lawrence Wright | Narrator: Lawrence Wright
Release Date: April 17, 2018
With humor and the biting insight of a native, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Looming Tower explores the history, culture, and politics of Texas, while holding the stereotypes up for rigorous scrutiny.

God Save Texas is a journey through the most controversial state in America.
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Author: Francisco CantĂș | Narrator: Francisco CantĂș
Release Date: February 06, 2018
The instant New York Times bestseller, "A must-read for anyone who thinks 'build a wall' is the answer to anything." --Esquire

For Francisco Cantú, the border is in the blood. his mother, a park ranger and daughter of a Mexican immigrant, raised him in the scrublands of the Southwest.
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Author: Lauren Markham | Narrator: Cassandra Campbell
Release Date: September 12, 2017
The deeply reported story of identical twin brothers who escape El Salvador's violence to build new lives in California—fighting to survive, to stay, and to belong.

Growing up in rural El Salvador in the wake of the civil war, the United States was a distant fantasy to identical twins Ernesto and Raul Flores—until, at age seventeen, a deadly threat from the region’s brutal gangs forces them to flee the only home they’ve ever known.
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Author: Benjamin Taylor | Narrator: Benjamin Taylor
Release Date: May 23, 2017
The award-winning memoir of one tumultuous year of boyhood in Fort Worth, Texas, opening with a handshake with JFK, and recalling the changes and revelations of the months that followed.

Winner of the LA Times Christopher Isherwood Prize for Autobiographical Prose, and a New York Times Editor's Choice.
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Author: Calvin Trillin | Narrator: Calvin Trillin and Robert Fass
Release Date: June 28, 2016
From bestselling author and beloved New Yorker writer Calvin Trillin, a deeply resonant, career-spanning collection of articles on race and racism, from the 1960s to the present
 
In the early sixties, Calvin Trillin got his start as a journalist covering the Civil Rights Movement in the South.
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Author: Eddie Huang | Narrator: Eddie Huang
Release Date: May 31, 2016
From the author of Fresh Off the Boat, now a hit ABC sitcom, comes a hilarious and fiercely original story of culture, family, love, and red-cooked pork

Eddie Huang was finally happy. Sort of. He’d written a bestselling book and was the star of a TV show that took him to far-flung places around the globe.
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Author: Alan Light | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo
Release Date: February 09, 2016

Inspired by the Academy Award-nominated Netflix documentary What Happened, Miss Simone., an intimate and vivid look at the legendary life of Nina Simone, the classically trained pianist who evolved into a chart-topping chanteuse and committed civil rights activist.

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ISBN: 9780399566325
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Author: Arthur Browne | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Release Date: February 02, 2016
A history of African Americans in New York City from the 1910s to 1960, told through the life of Samuel Battle, the New York Police Department’s first black officer.
 
When Samuel Battle broke the color line as New York City’s first African American cop in the second decade of the twentieth century, he had to fear his racist colleagues as much as criminals.
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Author: Wil Haygood | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Release Date: September 15, 2015
Thurgood Marshall brought down the separate-but-equal doctrine, integrated schools, and not only fought for human rights and human dignity but also made them impossible to deny in the courts and in the streets. In this stunning new biography, award-winning author Wil Haygood surpasses the emotional impact of his inspiring best seller The Butler to detail the life and career of one of the most transformative legal minds of the past one hundred years.
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Author: Rod Dreher and Wendell Pierce | Narrator: Wendell Pierce
Release Date: September 08, 2015
2016 Christopher Award Winner

From acclaimed actor and producer Wendell Pierce, an insightful and poignant portrait of family, New Orleans and the transforming power of art.

 
On the morning of August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina barreled into New Orleans, devastating many of the city's neighborhoods, including Pontchartrain Park, the home of Wendell Pierce's family and the first African American middle-class subdivision in New Orleans.
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