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STARRED REVIEW

How Beautiful We Were

The audiobook of Imbolo Mbue’s second novel is not for multitasking or to provide background noise. It’s palpable, intense and exquisite.

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Review of ‘How Beautiful We Were’

The powerful audiobook production of Imbolo Mbue’s haunting second novel, How Beautiful We Were (14 hours), is a rare display of superior casting and direction. This story about a clash between an American oil company and a fictional African village is read by a cast of six actors: Lisa Renee Pitts, Prentice Onayemi, Janina Edwards,…

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