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Silver Sparrow

Tayari Jones - Fiction - 2012 - 368 pages
With the opening line of Silver Sparrow, “My father, James Witherspoon, is a bigamist,” author Tayari Jones unveils a breathtaking story about a man’s deception, a family’s ...
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The Untelling

Tayari Jones - Fiction - 2007 - 336 pages
Aria Jackson lived through the car crash that killed her father and brother when she was nine. At 25 she begins to unearth secrets about family, friends, her past, and her ...
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A Girl Becomes a Comma Like That: A Novel

Lisa Glatt - Fiction - 2007 - 304 pages
Hauntingly observant and insightful, this poignant debut novel delves into the intricate bonds between mothers and daughters and offers an unflinching, darkly funny look at the ...
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At-risk: Stories

Amina Gautier - Fiction - 2011 - 168 pages
In Amina Gautier's Brooklyn, some kids make it and some kids don't, but not in simple ways or for stereotypical reasons. Gautier's stories explore the lives of young African ...
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Singing Songs

Meg Tilly - Fiction - 2006 - 248 pages
Child abuse from the perspective of the child. When Anna, the narrator, is five years old, her mother marries a drunkard who takes a fancy to her daughters, repeatedly raping ...
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The Patron Saint of Liars

Ann Patchett - Catholic women - 2003 - 336 pages
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Sheer Necessity

Sharon L. Mitchell - Fiction - 1999 - 290 pages
Toni Carleton, a resourceful, proud, and determined young African-American woman struggling to make a success of her hair salon and raise her six-year-old daughter, finds her ...
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Louisa Luna - Fiction - 2010 - 336 pages
Melody is just out of prison. Faced with the absence of her brother, who's serving life in San Quentin, and hardened by her own experiences in lock-up, Mel sturggles to adjust ...
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