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Praisesong for the Widow

Marshall, Paule

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ISBN 10: 0452267110 / ISBN 13: 9780452267114
Editorial: Plume, 1992
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Signed Very nice paperback. Personalized inscription signed by author on title page. No spine crease. Only slight wear. Age toning to pages. Text is clean, unmarked, tight. (Shelf location: A1) All items carefully packed to avoid damage from moisture and rough handling. Tracking included. N° de ref. de la librería 031676

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Título: Praisesong for the Widow

Editorial: Plume

Año de publicación: 1992

Encuadernación: Paperback

Condición del libro: Collectible: Very Good

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“Astonishingly moving.”—Anne Tyler, New York Times Book Review
 
“A work of exceptional wisdom, maturity, and generosity, one in which the palpable humanity of its characters transcends any considerations of race or sex.”—Washington Post Book World
 
“There is no limit to the kind of readership to which this novel will appeal.”—Booklist
 
Avey Johnson—a black, middle-aged, middle-class widow given to hats, gloves, and pearls—has long since put behind her the Harlem of her childhood. Then on a cruise to the Caribbean with two friends, inspired by a troubling dream, she senses her life beginning to unravel—and in a panic packs her bag in the middle of the night and abandons her friends at the next port of call. The unexpected and beautiful adventure that follows provides Avey with the links to the culture and history she has so long disavowed.

About the Author:

Paule Mashall is the author of Brown Girl, Brownstones, The Chosen Place, The Timeless People, Praisesong for the Widow, Soul Clap Hands and Sing, Reena and Other Stories, and Daughters. Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, she is now Professor of English at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia.

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