J. D. Jackson
J. D. Jackson

J. D. Jackson is an educator, actor, and audiobook narrator. Currently an adjunct professor at Los Angeles Southwest College, he has an MFA in theater from Temple University and several television and movie credits, including HouseER, Law & OrderThird Watch, and Hack. He has also received several Audiofile Earphone Awards for his work.

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Author: David Halberstam | Narrator: J. D. Jackson
Release Date: December 04, 2018
From The Breaks of the Game to Summer of '49, David Halberstam has brought the perspective of a great historian, the inside knowledge of a dogged sportswriter, and the love of a fan to bear on some of the most mythic players and teams in the annals of American sport.
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Author: Leigh Montville | Narrator: J. D. Jackson
Release Date: May 16, 2017
An insightful portrait of Muhammad Ali from the New York Times bestselling author of At the Altar of Speed and The Big Bam. It centers on the cultural and political implications of Ali's refusal of service in the military—and the key moments in a life that was as high profile and transformative as any in the twentieth century.
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Author: Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo and J. D. Jackson
Release Date: January 31, 2017
Trayvon Martin’s parents take readers beyond the news cycle with an account only they could give. the intimate story of a tragically foreshortened life and the rise of a movement.

Soon to be a docuseries on the Paramount Network produced by Shawn Carter

On a February evening in 2012, in a small town in central Florida, seventeen-year-old Trayvon Martin was walking home with candy and a can of juice in hand and talking on the phone with a friend when a fatal encounter with a gun-wielding neighborhood watchman ended his young life.
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Author: Suzanne Rindell | Narrator: Rebecca Lowman, Will Damron and J. D. Jackson
Release Date: April 05, 2016
From the author of the “thrilling” (The Christian Science Monitor) novel The Other Typist comes an evocative, multilayered story of ambition, success, and secrecy in 1950s New York.
 
In 1958, Greenwich Village buzzes with beatniks, jazz clubs, and new ideas—the ideal spot for three ambitious young people to meet.
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Author: Bill Beverly | Narrator: J. D. Jackson
Release Date: April 05, 2016
Dodgers is a dark, unforgettable coming-of-age journey that recalls the very best of Richard Price, Denis Johnson, and J.D. Salinger.

It is the story of a young LA gang member named East, who is sent by his uncle along with some other teenage boys—including East's hothead younger brother—to kill a key witness hiding out in Wisconsin.
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Author: Shawn Goodman and Wes Moore | Narrator: J. D. Jackson
Release Date: November 10, 2015
“Brimming with hard realities about the choices we make, the friendships we keep, and the unlikely allies we find along the way, this affecting novel helps to fill the gaping hole left by Walter Dean Myers’s passing.” Booklist
 
“A taut, haunting tragedy.
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Author: Candy Carson and Ben Carson, MD | Narrator: J. D. Jackson
Release Date: October 06, 2015
Dear Reader,

Many people have wondered why I’ve been speaking out on controversial issues for the last few years. They say I’ve never held political office. I’m not a constitutional scholar. I’m not even a lawyer.
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Author: Matthew Pearl | Narrator: Simon Vance and J. D. Jackson
Release Date: April 28, 2015
“This swashbuckling tale of greed and great literature will remind you why Pearl is the reigning king of popular literary historical thrillers. His latest is guaranteed to delight lovers of history and mystery.”—Library Journal (starred review)

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Author: Christopher Paul Curtis | Narrator: Kirby Heyborne and J. D. Jackson
Release Date: September 30, 2014
Bestselling Newbery Medalist Christopher Paul Curtis delivers a powerful companion to his multiple award-winning ELIJAH OF BUXTON.

Benji and Red couldn't be more different. They aren't friends. They don't even live in the same town. But their fates are entwined.
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Author: James McBride | Narrator: Susan Denaker and J. D. Jackson
Release Date: September 25, 2014
The New York Times bestselling story from the author of The Good Lord Bird, winner of the 2013 National Book Award for Fiction.

Who is Ruth McBride Jordan. A self-declared "light-skinned" woman evasive about her ethnicity, yet steadfast in her love for her twelve black children.
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Author: Walter Mosley | Narrator: J. D. Jackson
Release Date: September 23, 2014
Rose Gold is two colors, one woman, and a big headache.

In this new mystery set in the Patty Hearst era of radical black nationalism and political abductions, a black ex-boxer self-named Uhuru Nolica, the leader of a revolutionary cell called Scorched Earth, has kidnapped Rosemary Goldsmith, the daughter of a weapons manufacturer, from her dorm at UC Santa Barbara.
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Author: Deborah Wiles | Narrator: Francois Battiste, Robin Miles, Stacey Aswad and J. D. Jackson
Release Date: July 08, 2014
It's 1964, and Sunny's town is being invaded.  Or at least that's what the adults of Greenwood, Mississippi are saying. All Sunny knows is that people from up north are coming to help people register to vote.  They're calling it Freedom Summer.
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