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Family : a novel

Author: J California Cooper
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In this wise, beguiling, beautiful novel set in the era of the Civil War, an award-winning playwright and author paints a haunting portrait of a woman named Always, born a slave, and four generations of her African-American family. A slave mother, distraught that her children, sired by her master, might be sold away from her, attempts to poison them all.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cooper, J. California.
Family.
New York : Doubleday, ©1991
(OCoLC)555562228
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J California Cooper
ISBN: 0385411715 9780385411714 0385411723 9780385411721
OCLC Number: 21523735
Description: 231 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: J. California Cooper.
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In this wise, beguiling, beautiful novel set in the era of the Civil War, an award-winning playwright and author paints a haunting portrait of a woman named Always, born a slave, and four generations of her African-American family. A slave mother, distraught that her children, sired by her master, might be sold away from her, attempts to poison them all.

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