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Skin & bones : a novel / Renée Watson.

Watson, Renée, (author.).


"At 40, Lena Baker is at a steady and stable moment in life--between wine nights with her two best friends and her wedding just weeks away, she's happy in love and in friendship until a confession on her wedding day shifts her world. Unmoored and grieving a major loss, Lena finds herself trying to teach her daughter self-love while struggling to do so herself. Lena questions everything she's learned about dating, friendship, and motherhood, and through it all, she works tirelessly to bring the oft-forgotten Black history of Oregon to the masses, sidestepping her well-meaning co-workers that don't understand that their good intentions are often offensive and hurtful. Through Watson's poetic voice, skin & bones is a stirring exploration of who society makes space for and is ultimately a story of heartbreak and healing." --

Item details

  • ISBN: 0316570885
  • ISBN: 9780316570886
  • Physical Description: 400 pages ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2024.
Subject: African American women > Fiction.
Parent and child > Fiction.
African American women > Oregon > Portland > Fiction.
Genre: Novels.

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  • 2 out of 3 copies are currently available at PINES.


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      Columbia County Library
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      Terrell County Library
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