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Ninth Ward

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Jewell Parker Rhodes

Narrated By: Sisi Aisha Johnson

Publisher: Recorded Books

Date: October 2010

Duration: 4 hours 25 minutes

Summary:

Acclaimed novelist Jewell Parker Rhodes is an American Book Award winner. Rhodes' Ninth Ward is a stunning tale set against the horrors of Hurricane Katrina. Orphaned 12-year-old Lanesha lives with Mama Ya-Ya, the midwife who birthed her, in New Orleans' Ninth Ward. Although Lanesha is different—able to see ghosts like that of her dead mother—she never feels unloved, an empowerment that helps her survive the devastating
storm.

"If there are awards for books that celebrate the triumph of the human spirit, this one is a clear contender."—Children's Literature

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Ninth Ward

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