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On the Come Up
By Yolonda Ross (narrator) and Hannah Weyer
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Brilliance Audio
Publication date April 8, 2014
Binding CD/Spoken Word
Edition Unabridged
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781480592056
ISBN-10 1480592056
Dimensions 0.75 by 6.25 by 5.50 in.
Weight 0.40 lbs.
Original list price $14.99
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Based on a true story, an impassioned and propulsive debut novel about a headstrong girl from Far Rockaway, Queens, who is trying to find her place in the world

Written in an urban vernacular that’s electrifying and intimate, On the Come Up introduces a heroine who is irrepressible, dynamic, and unstintingly honest. Thirteen-year-old AnnMarie Walker dreams of a world beyond Far Rockaway, where the sway of the neighborhood keeps her tied to old ideas about success. While attending a school for pregnant teens, AnnMarie comes across a flyer advertising movie auditions in Manhattan. Astonishingly, improbably, and four months before she’s due to give birth―she lands a lead role. For a time, AnnMarie soars―acting for the camera, flying to the Sundance Film Festival, seeing her face on-screen. But when the film fades from view and the realities of her life set in, AnnMarie’s grit and determination are the only tools left to keep her moving forward.

Told with remarkable compassion and based on the real-life story of Anna Simpson, whom the author met during the filming of the award-winning Our Song, Hannah Weyer’s debut novel is an incredible act of literary ventriloquism that powerfully illuminates the lives of the urban unseen.



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With Hannah Weyer | Unabridged edition from Brilliance Audio (April 8, 2014)
9781480592056 | details & prices | 6.25 × 5.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.40 lbs | List price $14.99
About: Based on a true story, an impassioned and propulsive debut novel about a headstrong girl from Far Rockaway, Queens, who is trying to find her place in the worldWritten in an urban vernacular that’s electrifying and intimate, On the Come Up introduces a heroine who is irrepressible, dynamic, and unstintingly honest.
With Hannah Weyer | Mp3 una edition from Brilliance Audio (April 8, 2014)
9781480590205 | details & prices | 5.25 × 6.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.15 lbs | List price $14.99

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