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The view from here

Author: Brian Keith Jackson
Publisher: New York : Washington Square Press, [1998]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On hearing that his wife is pregnant with their sixth child, a father in a black rural family in Mississippi announces he will give the child to his sister as he cannot feed more mouths. This is bad news for the mother because the sister is an abusive and dishonest woman. It is also bad news for the girl in the mother's womb who narrates the story.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Keith Jackson
ISBN: 0671568965 9780671568962
OCLC Number: 38469675
Awards: Winner of Black Caucus of the American Library Association Literary_award (First Novel) 1998
Description: 229 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Brian Keith Jackson.

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On hearing that his wife is pregnant with their sixth child, a father in a black rural family in Mississippi announces he will give the child to his sister as he cannot feed more mouths. This is bad news for the mother because the sister is an abusive and dishonest woman. It is also bad news for the girl in the mother's womb who narrates the story.

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