Absalom's Daughters

A Novel
Product Number: EB00630582
Released: Jul 05, 2016
Business Term: 52 Circ / 730 Day
ISBN: #9781627794541
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.
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A spellbinding debut about half sisters, one black and one white, on a 1950s road trip through the American South Self-educated and brown-skinned, Cassie works full time in her grandmother's laundry in rural Mississippi. Illiterate and white, Judith falls for "colored music" and dreams of life as a big city radio star. These teenaged girls are half-sisters. And when they catch wind of their wayward father's inheritance coming down in Virginia, they hitch their hopes to a road trip together to claim what's rightly theirs. In an old junk car, with a frying pan, a ham, and a few dollars hidden in a shoe, they set off through the American Deep South of the 1950s, a bewitchingly beautiful landscape as well as one bedeviled by racial strife and violence. Suzanne Feldman's Absalom's Daughters combines the buddy movie, the coming-of-age tale, and a dash of magical realism to enthrall and move us with an unforgettable, illuminating novel.

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Author(s): Suzanne Feldman
Original Publish Date: Jul 05, 2016

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Author(s): Suzanne Feldman
Narrator(s): Lisa Renee Pitts
Product Number Z100115203
Released: Jul 05, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781504723664

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