"Deeply rooted in the African-American experience, yet filled with insights that resonate for anyone seeking to make a better life without disowning the past. Straight writes about the thorny subject of race with sensitivity and nuance."
From National Book Award finalist Straight (Highwire Moon
, 2001, etc.), a searing, ultimately redemptive novel about America's legacy of racial violence and a woman's struggle to forge her own identity.
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