January 14, 2006

Bebe Moore Campbell: 72 Hour Hold

At the link at the bottom of this description is a link to the audio recording of Bebe Moore Campbell. As the page states:

Bebe Moore Campbell reads from her latest book, 72 Hour Hold In this novel of family and redemption, Keri struggles to save her eighteen year old daughter from the devastating consequences of mental illness and the bureaucracy that refuses to help her. When, out of desperation, she decides to put her daughter's fate into the hands of an unorthodox alternative to the state system, Keri begins a journey that has her calling on the spirit of Harriet Tubman for courage. In the upheaval that follows, she is forced to confront a past that refuses to stay buried, even as she battles to secure a future for her child.

Bebe Moore Campbell is the author of three New York Times best-sellers: Brothers and Sisters, Singing in the Comeback Choir, and What You Owe Me, which was also a Los Angeles Times Best Book of 2001. Her other works include the novel Your Blues Ain't Like Mine, which was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year and the winner of the NAACP Image Award for literature. Co-presented with Elizabeth Stone House and the Cambridge Family YMCA.

Go to the Page to listen to the recording: Bebe Moore Campbell: 72 Hour Hold

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