Sing, Unburied, Sing : WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD 2017
by Jesmyn Ward
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD IN 2017, ONE OF THE BARACK OBAMA BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2017 CHOOSED AS THE YEAR BY NEW YORK TIMES, NEW STATESMAN, FINANCIAL TIMES, NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW, THE TEMPERATURE OF THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD IN 2017.A must-have ” by Margaret Atwood’ A powerfully vividly alive novel haunted by ghosts; a journey on the road where people can go, but they can never leave; a visceral and intimate drama played like a great epic, Chanter, without burial, Chanter is breathtaking’ Marlon James, Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2015, An intimate portrait of a family and of a man’s life.Jojo is thirteen years old and trying to understand what it means to be a manHis mother, Léonie, is in constant conflict with herself and for those around her.She is black and her children, her father is whiteAssisted, so as to reflect the brutal reality of her situation, she wants to be a better mother, but cannot put her children above her own needs, including her drug use.When the father of the children’s father got out of prison, Léonie packs his children and a friend in his car and north records in the heart of Mississippi and Parchman Farm, the State PenitentiaryIn Parchman, there is another boy, the ghost of a dead detainee who carries all the ugly of Southern history with him in his wandering.He too has something to teach Jojo about fathers and sons, about inheritance, about violence, about love.Rich with the distinctive, lyrical Parish of the language, Singing, Unb and Unb.
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