The Twelve-mile Straight

The Twelve-mile Straight

A Novel

Book - 2017
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"Novel set in the south during the Great Depression that takes an entirely fresh view on big American themes-- race, heredity, inequality, shame-- set in a time of financial crisis and racialized violence"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Ecco, [2017]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780062422088
Branch Call Number: FICTION HENDERSON 2017
Characteristics: pages ; cm

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ellenmargaret1953
Mar 03, 2019

Two babies, one Black, one White born to dirt poor moms in a household of trouble. Read about the Gemini twins whose mothers work as sister moms to survive in a rural town full of bias and rare hope. Elma and Nan barely survive and must scheme to live with Juke. Is there a way out?

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