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The birds of Opulence

Author: Crystal Wilkinson
Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky : The University Press of Kentucky, [2016]
Series: Kentucky voices.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Goode-Brown family, led by matriarch and pillar of the community Minnie Mae, is plagued by old secrets and embarrassment over mental illness and illegitimacy. Meanwhile, single mother Francine Clark is haunted by her dead, lightning-struck husband and forced to fight against both the moral judgment of the community and her own rebellious daughter, Mona. The residents of Opulence struggle with vexing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Crystal Wilkinson
ISBN: 9780813166919 0813166918
OCLC Number: 921864358
Description: viii, 202 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Kentucky voices.
Responsibility: Crystal Wilkinson.
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From the critically acclaimed, award-winning author of Blackberries, Blackberries and Water Street comes an astonishing new novel. A lyrical exploration of love and loss, The Birds of Opulence  Read more...

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"Wilkinson is skillful at drawing the reader into the lives of the Goode-Brown women, Minnie Mae, Tookie, Lucy and Yolanda. The struggle of the Browns in coping with their families' shortcomings, Read more...

 
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