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Copper Crown

Von Herzen, Lane

ISBN 10: 0688106889 / ISBN 13: 9780688106881
Published by William Morrow & Co
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0688106889 First Edition. Has been read with minor signs of wear. Pages intact, no notes/highlighting. Spine undamaged. DJ protected in mylar sleeve. C65. First Edition. Jacket: Very Good. Quantity Available: 1. ISBN/EAN: 9780688106881. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 20110407110449. Bookseller Inventory # 20110407110449

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Title: Copper Crown

Publisher: William Morrow & Co

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: First Edition.

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This powerful tale, rich with cadences of the South, is a dazzling debut novel that has been compared to the works of Alice Walker and Toni Morrison. At its heart is the story of Cass and Allie, two young women -- one white, one black-- sharing a friendship amid the divisive and violent racism of rural 1913 Texas. But when a murder turns the town of Copper Crown into an inferno of lynchings and riots, Cass and Allie make a startling decision -- to strike out on their own in search of a life where a person's heart, not race, is what counts. Lane von Herzen draws upon actual occurrences and family history passed down from her Texan mother and grandmother to spin this moving, courageous tale of racial hatred and the redemptive power of love.

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Lane von Herzen has received literary fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the California Arts Council, and Yaddo. She graduated from Dartmouth College with her B.A. in English literature and received her MFA from the writers' workshop at University of California, Irvine. Copper Crown was selected for the Discover Great New Writers series by Barnes and Noble and has been taught in Women's Studies courses at universities across the United States.

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