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The Resource Grace : a novel, Natashia Deón

Grace : a novel, Natashia Deón

Label
Grace : a novel
Title
Grace
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Natashia Deón
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"For a runaway slave in the 1840s south, life on the run can be just as dangerous as life under a sadistic Massa. That's what fifteen-year-old Naomi learns after she escapes the brutal confines of life on an Alabama plantation. Striking out on her own, she must leave behind her beloved Momma and sister Hazel and take refuge in a Georgia brothel run by a freewheeling, gun-toting Jewish madam named Cynthia. There, amidst a revolving door of gamblers, prostitutes, and drunks, Naomi falls into a star-crossed love affair with a smooth-talking white man named Jeremy who frequents the brothel's dice tables too often. The product of Naomi and Jeremy's union is Josey, whose white skin and blonde hair mark her as different from the other slave children on the plantation. Having been taken in as an infant by a free slave named Charles, Josey has never known her mother, who was murdered at her birth. Josey soon becomes caught in the tide of history when news of the Emancipation Proclamation reaches the declining estate and a day of supposed freedom quickly turns into a day of unfathomable violence that will define Josey--and her lost mother--for years to come."--Publisher's website
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Deón, Natashia
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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Slavery
Label
Grace : a novel, Natashia Deón
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
922911691
Extent
406 p.
Isbn
9781619027206
Label
Grace : a novel, Natashia Deón
Publication
Control code
922911691
Extent
406 p.
Isbn
9781619027206

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