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Promise / Minrose Gwin.

Gwin, Minrose, (author.).

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La Conner Regional Library Stacks FIC GWIN 106685 Copy hold / Volume hold Checked out 07/13/2018

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062471710
  • ISBN: 0062471716
  • Physical Description: x, 386 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]

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"In the aftermath of a devastating tornado that rips through the town of Tupelo, Mississippi, at the height of the Great Depression, two women worlds apart--one black, one white; one a great-grandmother, the other a teenager--fight for their families' survival in this lyrical and powerful novel."--Publisher annotation.
A devastating tornado rips through the town of Tupelo, Mississippi, at the height of the Great Depression. Dovey, a black laundress, searches for her family. At the McNabb house she find the daughter of the house, Jo, who suffered a head wound. When a baby is found in the wreckage is it Jo's baby brother, Tommy, or Dovey's light-skinned great-grandson, Promise? The two women-- one black, one white; one a great-grandmother, the other a teenager-- are fighting for their families' survival in the aftermath of the tornado.
Subject: African American women > Fiction.
Teenage girls > Fiction.
Tornadoes > Fiction.
Natural disasters > Fiction.
Race relations > Fiction.
Tupelo (Miss.) > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Tornadoes > Fiction.
FICTION > Family Life.
FICTION > Historical.
FICTION > Literary.
African American women.
Depressions.
Natural disasters.
Race relations.
Teenage girls.
Tornadoes.
Mississippi > Tupelo.
African American women > Fiction.
Teenage girls > Fiction.
Tornadoes > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Fiction.
Historical fiction.
History.
Historical fiction.
Historical fiction.
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