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Silenced : a novel

Author: Kia DuPree
Publisher: New York : Grand Central Pub., 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"She gets lost in the fantasy of books and poetry. But in Tinka Hampton's all-too-real world, her mother Nicola has lost her job and is struggling to stop her family's fall into poverty. With her sons turning to drug dealing--and worse--Nicola wants better things for her daughter. Yet the more pressure she puts on Tinka to do everything right, the more she drives her away. . . straight into the arms of Nine, a man  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kia DuPree
ISBN: 9780446547741 0446547743
OCLC Number: 696321933
Description: xii, 336 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Kia DuPree.

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An emotionally riveting mother-daughter story, from the author whose previous book was hailed by by Publishers Weekly as 'far above standard street lit' and by Library Journal as a 'knockout' of a  Read more...

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..".knockout of a story...raw, gritty, uncompromising realism, telling like it is honestly and well. Dupree is an author to watch." "Library Journal on DAMAGED""

 
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