Magic City

  • by Jewell Parker Rhodes
  • Narrated by Cherise Boothe
  • 10 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Hailed as a Favorite Book by the Chicago Tribune and based on true events, Magic City wowed critics and audiences nationwide.In 1921 Tulsa, a white woman and a black man get on an elevator. The woman screams, and suddenly the man is on the streets - barely ahead of a lynch mob gathering behind him. Accused of rape, aspiring magician Joe is on the run for a crime he didn't commit - and the woman whose scream implicated Joe must search for the courage to exonerate him.

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What the Critics Say

"Rhodes' exciting and moving novel takes off at a vigorous, lively clip from the first page, plunging through complex ideas and relationships without neglecting any of them." (San Francisco Chronicle)

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-05-2009
  • Publisher: Recorded Books