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Girl, woman, other

Author: Bernardine Evaristo
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, 2019. ©2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First Grove Atlantic hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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"Teeming with life and crackling with energy - a love song to modern Britain, to black womanhood. Follows the lives and struggles of twelve very different characters. Mostly women, black and British, they tell the stories of their families, friends and lovers, across the country and through the years. Joyfully polyphonic and vibrantly contemporary, this is a gloriously new kind of history, a novel of our times:  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Novels
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernardine Evaristo
ISBN: 9780802157706 080215770X 9780241364901 0241364906 9780802156983 0802156983
OCLC Number: 1129417762
Awards: Shortlisted for the Booker Prize, 2019.
Description: 452 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Amma --
Yazz --
Dominique --
Carole --
Bummi --
LaTisha --
Shirley --
Winsome --
Penelope --
Megan/Morgan --
Hattie --
Grace --
The after-party.
Responsibility: Bernardine Evaristo.

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"Teeming with life and crackling with energy - a love song to modern Britain, to black womanhood. Follows the lives and struggles of twelve very different characters. Mostly women, black and British, they tell the stories of their families, friends and lovers, across the country and through the years. Joyfully polyphonic and vibrantly contemporary, this is a gloriously new kind of history, a novel of our times: celebratory, ever-dynamic and utterly irresistible."--Publisher.

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My favorite book of 2019 . . . the most absorbing book I read all year. This novel is a master class in storytelling. It is absolutely unforgettable. When I turned the final page, I felt the ache of Read more...

 
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