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Ladysitting : my year with Nana at the end of her century

Author: Lorene Cary
Publisher: [Prince Frederick, Maryland] : HighBridge Audio, [2019] ℗2019
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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"From cherished memories of weekends she spent as a child with her indulgent Nana to the reality of the year she spent "ladysitting" her now frail grandmother, Lorene Cary journeys through stories of their time together and five generations of their African American family. Brilliantly weaving a narrative of her complicated yet transformative relationship with Nana--a fierce, stubborn, and independent woman, who  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Autobiographies
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Lorene Cary; Lorene Cary
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Lorene Cary
ISBN: 9781684570560 1684570565
OCLC Number: 1103323580
Notes: Compact discs.
Performer(s): Read by the author.
Description: 6 audio discs (7 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Lorene Cary.

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"From cherished memories of weekends she spent as a child with her indulgent Nana to the reality of the year she spent "ladysitting" her now frail grandmother, Lorene Cary journeys through stories of their time together and five generations of their African American family. Brilliantly weaving a narrative of her complicated yet transformative relationship with Nana--a fierce, stubborn, and independent woman, who managed a business until she was 100--Cary looks at Nana's impulse to control people and fate, from the early death of her mother and oppression in the Jim Crow South to living on her own in her New Jersey home."

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