The Davenports
(Playaway Audiobook)

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Published
Solon, Ohio : Findaway World, LLC, [2023].
ISBN
9798822667990
Physical Desc
1 audio media player : digital, HD audio ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
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LocationCall NumberStatus
Franklin - Children'sYA PLAYAWAY MARQUISOn Shelf
Medford - TeenTEEN Playaway/MarquisOn Shelf

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Published
Solon, Ohio : Findaway World, LLC, [2023].
Format
Playaway Audiobook
Language
English
ISBN
9798822667990

Notes

General Note
Issued on Playaway.
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Title supplied by publisher.
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Release date supplied by publisher.
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One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for playback.
General Note
Previously released by Penguin Random House.
Participants/Performers
Read by Joniece Abbott-Pratt.
Description
The first in a breathless YA series set in 1910 Chicago, The Davenports offers a glimpse into a period of African American history often overlooked, while delivering a totally escapist, swoon-worthy read The Davenports are one of the few Black families of immense wealth and status in a changing United States, their fortune made through the entrepreneurship of William Davenport, a formerly enslaved man who founded the Davenport Carriage Company years ago. Now the Davenports live surrounded by servants, crystal chandeliers, and endless parties, finding their way and finding love, even where they're not supposed to. There is Olivia, the beautiful elder Davenport daughter, ready to do her duty by getting married ... until she meets the charismatic civil rights leader Washington DeWight and sparks fly. The younger daughter, Helen, is more interested in fixing cars than falling in love, unless it's with her sister's suitor. Amy-Rose, the childhood friend turned maid to the Davenport sisters, dreams of opening her own business, and marrying the one man she could never be with, Olivia and Helen's brother, John. But Olivia's best friend, Ruby, also has her sights set on John Davenport, though she can't seem to keep his interest ... until family pressure has her scheming to win his heart, just as someone else wins hers. Inspired by the real-life story of C.R. Patterson and his family, The Davenports is the tale of four determined and passionate young Black women discovering the courage to steer their own path in life, and love.
Target Audience
Young Adult.

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Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Marquis, K., & Abbott-Pratt, J. (2023). The Davenports . Findaway World, LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Marquis, Krystal and Joniece, Abbott-Pratt. 2023. The Davenports. Findaway World, LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Marquis, Krystal and Joniece, Abbott-Pratt. The Davenports Findaway World, LLC, 2023.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Marquis, Krystal,, and Joniece Abbott-Pratt. The Davenports Findaway World, LLC, 2023.

Note! Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy. Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021.

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