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Author Ward, Jesmyn

Title Salvage the bones : a novel / Jesmyn Ward

Publisher New York : Bloomsbury, 2011


 Leisure Reading 3rd Floor  PS3623.A7323 S36 2011    AVAILABLE
Call # PS3623.A7323 S36 2011
Descript 261 p. ; 22 cm
Note Enduring a hardscrabble existence as the children of alcoholic and absent parents, four siblings from a coastal Mississippi town prepare their meager stores for the arrival of Hurricane Katrina while struggling with such challenges as a teen pregnancy and a dying litter of prize pups
Subject African American children -- Fiction
African American teenage girls -- Fiction
Brothers and sisters -- Fiction
Motherless families -- Fiction
African American families -- Mississippi -- Fiction
Rural poor -- Mississippi -- Fiction
Hurricane Katrina, 2005 -- Fiction
Gulf Coast (Miss.) -- Fiction
African American children -- Fiction. sears
Siblings -- Fiction. sears
Family life -- Fiction. sears
Poor -- Mississippi -- Fiction. sears
Hurricane Katrina, 2005 -- Fiction. sears
Gulf Coast (Miss.) -- Fiction. sears