Nowhere Is a Place

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Thorndike Press, 2006 - Fiction - 479 pages
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Sherry has aimlessly wandered through her life, traveling throughout the U.S and the world looking for a place to belong, going from man to man, moving as far from her mother and her family as possible. After her latest interracial relationship--this one with a white jazz musician--Sherry returns to Mexico for succor and recovery. She strikes upon the idea of traveling with her mother, with whom she communicates only once a month via phone, for a cross-country trip from Paradise, Nevada, to a family reunion in Birmingham, Alabama.

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Thirtysomething African American Sherry is on a constant mission to discover her identity; as she likes to put it, she has "a need to find herself." However, to her mother, Dumpling, Sherry's plans to ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kerrie Zostautas bolognia - Goodreads

This book was very interesting if you love American history. It takes place in the South and follows one families history and secrets. I read it in one day. Going to start another book by Beatrice McFadden tonight. Read full review

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Bernice L. McFadden is the author of seven critically acclaimed novels including the classic Sugar and Glorious, which was featured in O, The Oprah Magazine, selected as the debut title for the One Book, One Harlem program, and was a finalist for the NAACP Image Award. She is a three-time Hurston/Wright Legacy Award finalist and winner of the 2011 BCALA Literary Award for Fiction. Her sophomore novel, The Warmest December, was praised by Nobel Prize winning author Toni Morrison as searing and expertly imagined. McFadden lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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