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Candaceb108
Oct 15 2017
"Fabulous book. It seems the voices and stories of African and Native American stories have been bottled up and aged for so long, that they are now superb vintages for our terrible times. Ms Ward is a great writer, poet really, the lyricism and tru..." Permalink
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LPL_KateG
Oct 15 2017
"Jesmyn Ward is the queen of capturing smooth, Southern voices and weaving them into luscious and emotional tales." Permalink
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talk2terih
Oct 15 2017
"This book is a beauty - rich, deep, and slow, with a touch of bitterness, like fine, dark chocolate. The language is superb, the imagery supports and binds the message effortlessly within the story. Highly recommended." Permalink
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EmilyEm made a comment Oct 15 2017
"Told principally by JoJo, a teenage boy, and his mother, Leonie, in alternating chapters, we hear a lyrical family story set in Gulf Coast Mississippi after the Deepwater Horizon explosion when Leonie ventures upstate to pick-up her children’s fat..." Permalink
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