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If sons, then heirs : a novel

Author: Lorene Cary
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Atria books hardcover edView all editions and formats
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"If sons, then heirs" sheds light on a uniquely American, largely untold story of African American land ownership, the outmigration from the South, racial violence, and the consequences of past decisions on present realities. A woman who abandoned her son faces the prospect of a reunion, while a young single mother hopes for a commitment from her boyfriend and a young man searches for answers about his parentage.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lorene Cary
ISBN: 145161022X 9781451610222 1451610238 9781451610239 1451610246 9781451610246
OCLC Number: 639162969
Description: 306 pages : genealogical table ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Lorene Cary.

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Cary's compelling, unforgettable narrative about love, honor, and family focuses on the hard choices people make to survive.  Read more...

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"Engaging... Cary creates characters with such full-bodied life that their predicaments remain vivid." -The New York Times Book Review

 
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