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Sing, unburied, sing : a novel / Jesmyn Ward.

Ward, Jesmyn, (author.).

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Item details

  • ISBN: 9781501126062
  • ISBN: 1501126067
  • ISBN: 9781501126079
  • ISBN: 1501126075
  • ISBN: 9781501176661
  • ISBN: 1501176668
  • Physical Description: 289 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Scribner, 2017.

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Summary, etc.: Jojo and his toddler sister, Kayla, live with their grandparents, Mam and Pop, and the occasional presence of their drug-addicted mother, Leonie, on a farm on the Gulf Coast of Mississippi. Leonie is simultaneously tormented and comforted by visions of her dead brother, which only come to her when she's high. Mam is dying of cancer; and quiet, steady Pop tries to run the household and teach Jojo how to be a man. When the white father of Leonie's children is released from prison, she packs her kids and a friend into her car and sets out across the state for Parchman farm, the Mississippi State Penitentiary, on a journey rife with danger and promise.
Awards: National Book Award for Fiction, 2017
Subject: African American families > Mississippi > Fiction.
Children of drug addicts > Fiction.
Grandparents as parents > Fiction.
Racially mixed children > Fiction.
Mississippi > Fiction.
Mississippi > Fiction.
FICTION > Literary.
FICTION > African American > General.
FICTION > Coming of Age.
18.06 Anglo-American literature.
Genre: Road fiction.
Suspense fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction.)
Fiction.
Fiction > Literary.
Fiction > African American > General.
Fiction > Coming of Age.
Road fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)
Road fiction.
Bildungsromans.
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