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Salvage the bones : a novel

Author: Jesmyn Ward
Publisher: New York, NY ; London, UK : Bloomsbury USA, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2012. ©2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
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Pregnant fifteen-year-old Esch and her family live in Bois Sauvage, Mississippi, which puts them in the path of Hurricane Katrina, and as they try to stock the small amount of food they have in preparation for the disaster, the family's love for each other will be their only hope for survival.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jesmyn Ward
ISBN: 9781608195220 1608195228 9781608196265 1608196267
OCLC Number: 853665566
Awards: Alex Award, 2012
Target Audience: Adult; Adult.
Description: 271 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The first day : birth in a bare-bulb place --
The second day : hidden eggs --
The third day : sickness in the dirt --
The fourth day : worth stealing --
The fifth day : salvage the bones --
The sixth day : a steady hand --
The seventh day : game dogs and game men --
The eighth day : make them know --
The ninth day : hurricane eclipse --
The tenth day : in the endless eye --
The eleventh day : Katrina --
The twelfth day : alive.
Responsibility: Jesmyn Ward.

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Pregnant fifteen-year-old Esch and her family live in Bois Sauvage, Mississippi, which puts them in the path of Hurricane Katrina, and as they try to stock the small amount of food they have in preparation for the disaster, the family's love for each other will be their only hope for survival.

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