Black Cake: A Novel Free Audiobook Download by Charmaine Wilkerson
A few months ago, I came across the title of this audiobook online and decided to pick it up. I'm glad I did because it turned out to be one of my favorite books so far. There is a lot of mystery in this book that kept me guessing what was happening until the very end.
Black Cake is a novel about the aftermath of slavery in 1859 Georgia. This historical fiction was written by Charmaine Wilkerson, who is also the author of King Coffee and The Cape Girardeau Ladies' Guide to Charming. This audiobook, narrated by Simone Mcintyre and Lynnette R. Freeman, contains an excellent cast of actors such as Meryl Streep, David Oyelowo, Nick Offerman and Kerry Washington.
The Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson is a novel set in two time periods. It's about a woman, Mia, who must travel back and forth in time to save her family from tragedy. The story begins with Mias father winning the lottery; he buys the home of their dreams in Atlanta, Georgia. Mia was born at the turn of the 20th century and she has grown up knowing nothing but racism and segregation. As Mia's mother lay dying, she tells Mia to go back to the present day where her daughter can change history and set things right before its too late.
Black Cake: A Novel is a story of love and hope, told from the perspective of an African American woman in the mid-20th century. The narrative follows the title character, Charmaine, as she grows up in a world where people who are dark skinned are routinely discriminated against. As young adults who know their worth and refuse to be treated poorly, Charmaine and her friends struggle for change.
Black Cake: A Novel is a riveting mystery that takes you into the head of a mother, struggling to understand the complicated dynamics of black life in 1950's America.
Black Cake is a literary work that doesn't skimp on the emotions. The audiobook narrator, Simone Mcintyre, captures the story's essence so well in an effortless way. Black Cake is a novel that takes some time to get through, but I would recommend it to anyone who enjoys intense and amazing stories of love.
|Duration||12 hours 2 minutes|
|Narrated||Simone Mcintyre, Lynnette R. Freeman|
|Is It Free?||30-days Free|
|Category||Fiction & Literature|
|Parent Category||Contemporary Women, Coming of Age, Black Literature|