Calling Me Home

Calling Me Home

Audiobook CD - 2013
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Eighty-nine-year-old Isabelle McAllister has a favor to ask her hairdresser, Dorrie Curtis. Isabelle wants Dorrie, a black single mother in her thirties, to drop everything and drive her from her home in Arlington, Texas, to a funeral in Cincinnati--with no clear explanation why--tomorrow. Over the years, Dorrie and Isabelle have developed more than just a business relationship: they are friends. But Dorrie, fretting over the new man in her life and her teenage son's irresponsible choices, still wonders why Isabelle chose her. Isabelle confesses that, as a willful teen in 1930s Kentucky, she fell deeply in love with Robert Prewitt, a would-be doctor and the black son of her family's housekeeper--in a town where blacks weren't allowed after dark. The tale of their forbidden relationship and its tragic consequences makes it clear Dorrie and Isabelle are headed for a gathering of the utmost importance and that the history of Isabelle's first and greatest love just might help Dorrie find her own way.
Publisher: [Ashland, OR] : Blackstone Audio, Incorporated, ©2013.
Edition: Unabridged.
ISBN: 9781470838959
1470838958
9781470838966
1470838966
Characteristics: 11 compact discs (approximately 13 1/2 hr.) :,digital ;,12 cm
audio file, CD audio, rda
digital, optical, 1.4 m. per second, Digital recording

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