By Tayari Jones
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- ebook $9.99 $11.99 CAD
- Trade Paperback $17.99 $22.99 CAD
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The moving story of their struggle to grow up-and survive- shimmers with the piercing, ineffable quality of childhood, as it captures all the hurts and little wins, the all-too-sudden changes, and the merciless, outside forces that can sweep the young into adulthood and forever shape their lives.
PRAISE FOR TAYARI JONES
“Tayari Jones is blessed with vision to see through to the surprising and devastating truths at the heart of ordinary lives, strength to wrest those truths free, and a gift of language to lay it all out, compelling and clear.” — Michael Chabon
“Tayari Jones has emerged as one of the most important voices of her generation.” — Essence
“One of America’s finest writers.” — Nylon.com
“Tayari Jones is a wonderful storyteller.” — Ploughshares
This book is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents are the product of the author's imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual events, locales, or persons, living or dead, is coincidental.
- "Tayari Jones has emerged as one of the most important voices of her generation."—Essence
- On Sale
- May 30, 2009
- Page Count
- 272 pages
- Grand Central Publishing