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All Aunt Hagar's Children

ISBN 10: 0060557567 / 0-06-055756-7
ISBN 13: 9780060557560
Publisher: Amistad Pr
Publication Date: 2006
Binding: Hardcover
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Synopsis:

A collection of fourteen short stories by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Known World is set in the Washington, D.C., community of the prize-winning novel, Lost in the City, and follows morally complex characters caught between the old ways of the South and the temptations of modern city life. 150,000 first printing.


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"Readers who enjoyed THE KNOWN WORLD will relish these varied gems of Jones' talent for storytelling."

Booklist, 07/01/2006

Review:

"The collection manages to stun on every page; there are too many breathtaking line to count."

Dave Eggers, New York Times Book Review, 08/27/2006

 

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Book Description: Amistad Press, United States, 2006. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 231 x 161 mm. Brand New Book. In fourteen sweeping and sublime stories, five of which have been published in The New Yorker, the bestselling and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Known World shows that his grasp of the human condition is firmer than everReturning to the city that inspired his first prizewinning book, Lost in the City, Jones has filled this new collection with people who call Washington, D.C., home. Yet it is not the city s power brokers that most concern him but rather its ordinary citizens. All Aunt Hagar s Children turns an unflinching eye to the men, women, and children caught between the old ways of the South and the temptations that await them further north, people who in Jones s masterful hands, emerge as fully human and morally complex, whether they are country folk used to getting up with the chickens or people with centuries of education behind them. In the title story, in which Jones employs the first-person rhythms of a classic detective story, a Korean War veteran investigates the death of a family friend whose sorry destiny seems inextricable from his mother s own violent Southern childhood. In In the Blink of God s Eye and Tapestry newly married couples leave behind the familiarity of rural life to pursue lives of urban promise only to be challenged and disappointed.With the legacy of slavery just a stone s throw away and the future uncertain, Jones s cornucopia of characters will haunt readers for years to come. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780060557560

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