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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Prince Rupert Library TADE (Text) 33294001184852 Adult Fiction - Second Floor Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780446530521 (hc.)
  • ISBN: 9780446527323
  • ISBN: 9780446678452 (trade pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0446530522 (hc.)
  • ISBN: 0446527327
  • ISBN: 0446678457 (trade pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xii, 418 p. : ill., geneal. table ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Warner Books, c2001.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Oprah's book club"--Cover.
Maps on endpapers.
Summary, etc.:
Five generations and a hundred years in the life of a matriarchal black Louisiana family are encapsulated in this ambitious debut novel that is based in part upon the lives, as preserved in both historical record and oral tradition, of the author's ancestors.
Subject: African American families > Fiction.
African American women > Fiction.
Cane River Region (La.) > Fiction.
Louisiana > Fiction.
Genre/Form: Historical fiction.
Domestic fiction.

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