In Search of Us

Version: Unabridged
Author: Ava Dellaira
Narrator: Adenrele Ojo
Genres: Romance, General
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Published In: March 2018
# of Units: 9 CDs
Length: 11 hours
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Overview

This sweeping multi-generational love story introduces readers to mother-and-daughter pair Marilyn and Angie. To seventeen-year-old Angie, who is mixed-race, Marilyn is her hardworking, devoted white single mother. But Marilyn was once young, too.

When Marilyn was seventeen, she fell in love with Angie's father, James, who was African-American. But Angie's never met him, and Marilyn has always told her he died before she was born. When Angie discovers evidence of an uncle she's never met she starts to wonder: What if her dad is still alive, too? So she sets off on a journey to find him, hitching a ride to LA from her home in New Mexico with her ex-boyfriend, Sam. Along the way, she uncovers some hard truths about herself, her mother, and what truly happened to her father.

Author Details

Author Details

Dellaira, Ava

Ava Dellaira is a graduate of the Iowa Writers Workshop, where she was a Truman Capote Fellow. She grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and received her undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago"." "Love Letters to the Dead "is her debut novel. She currently lives in Santa Monica