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In this intense and spellbinding debut, Jordan tells the tale of Laura McAllan’s move from the city to a farm in the Mississipi, exploring the struggles of a family dealing with the Jim Crow South and the onset of World War II.

by Hillary Jordan

  • Publication Date: March 17, 2009
  • Paperback: 340 pages
  • Publisher: Algonquin Books
  • ISBN-10: 1565126777
  • ISBN-13: 9781565126770