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The dry grass of August

Author: Anna Jean Mayhew
Publisher: New York : Kensington Books, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1954, 13-year-old Jubie, traveling with her family and her family's black maid Mary Luther--who has always been there for her, making up for her father's rages and her mother's neglect--encounters racial tension and tragedy.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Jean Mayhew
ISBN: 9780758254092 0758254091
OCLC Number: 656451648
Notes: Includes Q & A with Anna Jean Mayhew (p. 285-289) and A reading group guide (p. 291-294).
Description: 294 p. ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Anna Jean Mayhew.

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August 1954, thirteen-year-old Jubie Watts leaves Charlotte, North Carolina, with her family for a Florida vacation. Bright and curious, Jubie takes note of the anti-integration signs they pass, and  Read more...

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