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The House at Sugar Beach Helene Cooper Audio Compact Disc

The House at Sugar Beach   Helene Cooper   Audio Compact Disc

The House at Sugar Beach Helene Cooper Audio Compact Disc


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A poignant memoir of tragedy, forgiveness, and transcendence told with unflinching honesty and gentle humorHelene Cooper is "Congo," a descendant of two Liberian dynasties -- traced back to the first ship of freemen that set sail from New York in 1820 to found Monrovia. Helene grew up at Sugar Beach, a twenty-two room mansion by the sea in a childhood filled with servants, flashy cars, a villa in Spain, and a farmhouse up country. It was also an African childhood, filled with knock foot games and hot pepper soup, heartmen and neegee. When Helene was eight, the Coopers took in a foster child, a Bassa girl named Eunice.For years the Cooper daughters -- Helene, her sister Marlene, and Eunice -- blissfully enjoyed the trappings of wealth and advantage. But on April 12, 1980 a group of soldiers staged a coup d'etat, assassinating Liberian President William Tolbert and executing his cabinet. The Coopers and the entire Congo class were now the hunted, being imprisoned, shot, tortured, and rap...

This audio is in CD (Compact Disc) composition. The Audio cd can be used on Compact Disc players while travelling in your car or in your home. These Cds can be reformed to new-fangled format like mp3 ogg or FLAC. so you can play it on mp3 players like an ipod, iphone, ipad or rockbox enabled audio player. You can listen to these the audiobook while travelling, driving long distances, on the minibus, or walking to work.

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