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The Street

By: Ann Petry,Tayari Jones - introduction
Narrated by: Danielle Deadwyler
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Publisher's Summary

The classic urban tale of a young Black woman's struggle to raise her son alone amid the violence, poverty, and racial dissonance of 1940s Harlem.

©2020 Ann Petry, Tayari Jones (P)2020 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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Incredible!

Incredible from start to finish. I wish I had encountered this book earlier! A thrilling read and still relevant in many ways.

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awesome book

this book was so good I could read it over and over and over and never get tired of it a must read

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the street

I really struggled to finished reading this book and the ending was weird and unexpected

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This is Amerikka

I throughly enjoyed this book. The unsettling part about this book is that African Americans continue to have the same struggles Ms.Petry wrote about in 1946. It's like the black man and woman continue to be at odds with each other in order to survive in America.

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I was mesmerized all the way through

This was such a good story and so well read. Don't hesitate to load it up.

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A riveting story about a black single mom

My heart aches for Luttie and Bub Johnson. She tried to do her best while raising her son as a black single mother. Until a series of misfodtunate events took place. I was not prepared for the ending.