Fanny Says

  • by Nickole Brown
  • Narrated by Nickole Brown
  • 3 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

An "unleashed love song" to her late grandmother, Nickole Brown's collection brings her brassy, bawdy, tough-as-new-rope grandmother to life. With hair teased to Jesus, mile-long false eyelashes, and a white Cadillac Eldorado with atomic-red leather seats, Fanny is not your typical granny rocking in a chair. Instead, think of a character that looks a lot like Eva Gabor in Green Acres, but darkened with a shadow of Flannery O'Connor. A cross-genre collection that feels like a novel, this book is both a collection of oral history and a lyrical and moving biography that wrestles with the complexities of the South, including poverty, racism, and domestic violence.

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Best Poetry Audiobook in Years

Everything about this is amazing. Seriously. No joke. You should get it. Nickole Brown is amazing and the recordings of her grandmother are incredible. One of a kind.
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- Russ

Beautiful

Mysterious and beautiful, Brown does the work in making this a truly immersive experience. Oh Fanny, how I wish I could have met you.
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- Tal

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-24-2017
  • Publisher: TalkingBook