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Tambourines to Glory by Langston Hughes

Tambourines to Glory

by Langston Hughes

Title Details

Unabridged Edition
Running Time
4 Hrs. 15 Min.


Angelic Essie Belle Johnson and devilish Laura Reed both agree that they need to do something to spice up their lives and earn more money. So they start their own church on the street in front of their Harlem apartment. With Laura's gift for performing and Essie's melodious voice, the two quickly become a hit and must move their services into a renovated theater. But as their congregation grows, a host of misfits enter the scene - some honest, but others who just want a piece of the pie.

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