Linden Hills

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Penguin Books, 1986 - Fiction - 304 pages
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"Once people get to Linden Hills, the quest continues, more subtle, but equally fierce; the goal is a house on Tupelo Drive, the epitome of achievement and visible success. No one notices that the property on Tupelo Drive goes back on sale quickly; no one questions why there are always vacancies at Linden Hills." -- Back cover.

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User Review  - Sean191 - LibraryThing

I read this in college 20 years ago. It's been a long time, but certain passages in this book still come to mind, so while I'm not sure if/when I'll reread it, I'm confident it's worth the four stars. Read full review

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User Review  - erindona - LibraryThing

Linden Hills is one of the creepiest books I've read, and certainly one of the most enjoyable. Gloria Naylor is a beautiful writer, hands down. Although her language is full of symbol and metaphor ... Read full review


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Gloria Naylor was born on January 25, 1950 in New York City. She received a bachelor's degree in English from Brooklyn College and a master's degree in African American Studies from Yale University. She has taught at several universities including George Washington University, the University of Pennsylvania, New York University, Princeton University, and Boston University. Her first novel, The Women of Brewster Place, won the National Book Award for first fiction in 1983 and became a film in 1989. Her other novels include Linden Hills, Mama Day, Bailey's Café, and The Men of Brewster Place.

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