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The revisioners : a novel

Author: Margaret Wilkerson Sexton
Publisher: Berkeley, California : Counterpoint, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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In 1925, Josephine is the proud owner of a thriving farm. As a child, she channeled otherworldly power to free herself from slavery. Now, her new neighbor, a white woman named Charlotte, seeks her company, and an uneasy friendship grows between them. But Charlotte has also sought solace in the Ku Klux Klan, a relationship that jeopardizes Josephine's family. Nearly one hundred years later, Josephine's descendant,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Wilkerson Sexton
ISBN: 9781640092587 1640092587 9781432876715 1432876716 9781640094260 1640094261
OCLC Number: 1085158527
Description: 280 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Margaret Wilkerson Sexton.

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In 1925, Josephine is the proud owner of a thriving farm. As a child, she channeled otherworldly power to free herself from slavery. Now, her new neighbor, a white woman named Charlotte, seeks her company, and an uneasy friendship grows between them. But Charlotte has also sought solace in the Ku Klux Klan, a relationship that jeopardizes Josephine's family. Nearly one hundred years later, Josephine's descendant, Ava, is a single mother who has just lost her job. She moves in with her white grandmother Martha, a wealthy but lonely woman who pays her grandchild to be her companion. But Martha's behavior soon becomes erratic, then even threatening, and Ava must escape before her story and Josephine's converge.

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