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Sing, Unburied, Sing

SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2018

Jojo is thirteen and trying to understand what it means to be a man. His mother, Leonie, is in constant conflict with herself and those around her. She is black and her children's father is white. She wants to be a better mother, but can't put her children above her own needs, especially her drug use.

When the children's father is released from prison, Leonie packs her kids and a friend into her car and drives north to the heart of Mississippi and Parchman Farm, the State Penitentiary. At Parchman, there is another boy, the ghost of a dead inmate who carries all of the ugly history of the South with him in his wandering.

Rich with Ward's distinctive, lyrical language, Sing, Unburied, Sing is a majestic new work that brings the archetypal road novel into rural twenty-first century America.

Artikelnummer: 978-1-4088-9096-7
Fr. 17.50
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Autor Ward, Jesmyn
Verlag Bloomsbury
Einband Kartonierter Einband (Kt)
Erscheinungsjahr 2018
Seitenangabe 304 S.
Meldetext Lieferbar in 24 Stunden
Ausgabekennzeichen Englisch
Masse H19.7 cm x B12.6 cm x D2.0 cm 216 g
Coverlag Bloomsbury Publishing (Imprint/Brand)
Artikelart Lager
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