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Salvage the Bones

Salvage the Bones( )
Author: Ward, Jesmyn
ISBN:978-1-60819-626-5
Publication Date:Apr 2012
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.00
Book Description:

Jesmyn Ward, two-time National Book Award winner and author of Sing, Unburied, Sing, delivers a gritty but tender novel about family and poverty in the days leading up to Hurricane Katrina.

Book Details
Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / African American / General
Fiction / Family Life / Siblings
Fiction / Southern
Fiction / Family Life / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.78 x 8.18 x 0.79 Inches
Book Weight:0.638 Pounds
Author Biography
Ward, Jesmyn (Author)
Jesmyn Ward was born in DeLisle, Mississippi in 1977. She became a writer after the death of her brother by a drunk driver. She received a MFA in creative writing from the University of Michigan. Her books include the novel Where the Line Bleeds, the memoir Men We Reaped, and the nonfiction work The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race. Salvage the Bones won the National Book Award in Fiction in 2011 and an Alex Award in 2012. Sing, Unburied, Sing won the National Book Award in Fiction in 2017. She taught at University of New Orleans, the University of South Alabama, and Tulane University.

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