What People Are Saying
Ott creates juvenile and adult voices for the many individuals who populate this affecting memoir, including a sturdy, deep timbre for Moore's father and a quiet, steady intonation for her mother. Ott carries listeners through the family's many trials as they struggle to settle in America, including Moore's growing recognition of the effect of racism upon her identity.
M.J. © AudioFile 2020
Narrator Tovah Ott provides a warm performance of this coming-of-age audiobook about a Ugandan girl's journey to find her mother....Ott's impressive modulation provides distinct voices for multiple characters, fully immersing listeners in a patriarchal society full of strong women.
A.K.R. © AudioFile 2020