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A kind of freedom : a novel

Author: Margaret Wilkerson Sexton
Publisher: Berkeley, California : Counterpoint, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First Counterpoint hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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"Evelyn is a Creole woman who comes of age in New Orleans at the height of World War II. Her family inhabits the upper echelon of Black society, and when she falls for no-account Renard, she is forced to choose between her life of privilege and the man she loves. In 1982, Evelyn's daughter, Jackie, is a frazzled single mother grappling with her absent husband's drug addiction. Just as she comes to terms with his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Wilkerson Sexton
ISBN: 9781619029224 1619029227
OCLC Number: 972385232
Awards: National Book Awards (U.S.): Fiction Award Longlist, 2017.
Description: 230 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Margaret Wilkerson Sexton.

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