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

Ward, Jesmyn, author.  

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  • 9 of 9 copies available at Consortium of Ohio Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Blanchester Library.

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Blanchester Library FIC WARD (Text) 39018002165824 Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781501126062
  • ISBN: 1501126067
  • Physical Description: 289 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2017.
Subject: Children of drug addicts -- Fiction
Drug addicts -- Fiction
African American families -- Fiction
Racially mixed families -- Fiction
Families -- Fiction
Extended families -- Fiction
Poverty -- Fiction
Farm life -- Fiction
Grandparents -- Fiction
Ex-convicts -- Fiction
Mississippi -- Fiction
Genre: Domestic fiction.
Summary: 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.
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