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10 edition of Getting mother"s body found in the catalog.

Getting mother"s body

a novel

by Suzan-Lori Parks

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas
    • Subjects:
    • African American families -- Fiction.,
    • Treasure trove -- Fiction.,
    • Poor families -- Fiction.,
    • Texas -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSuzan-Lori Parks.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3566.A736 G4 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination257 p. ;
      Number of Pages257
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3563240M
      ISBN 101400060222
      LC Control Number2002031762

      Rare Book Cellar (US) Bookseller Inventory # Title GETTING MOTHER'S BODY Author Parks, Suzan-Lori Format/binding Softcover Book condition Used Edition First Edition; First Printing Binding Paperback ISBN 10 ISBN 13 Publisher Random House Inc Place of Publication New York Date published KeywordsBook Edition: First Edition; First Printing. Getting Mother's Body is not urban fiction. Although there is some "drama," this novel, set in the s American Southwest, is more character-driven than many popular titles. It's not inspirational fiction, either. The book opens with a sex scene in which the main character wonders what her lover has done with her panties.

      Getting Mother's Body: A Novel is the debut novel by Suzan-Lori Parks. It reimagines William Faulkner's As I Lay Dying as about an African American family in Texas in References. This article about a philosophical novel of the s is a stub. You can. Getting Mother's Body: A Novel by Suzan-Lori Parks About the Book Pulitzer Prize winner Suzan-Lori Parks's wildly original debut novel, Getting Mother's Body, follows pregnant, unmarried Billy Beede and her down-and-out family in s Texas as they search for .

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The enormously accomplished fiction debut from Suzan-Lori Parks, the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Getting Mother’s Body takes its place in the company of the classic works of Zora Neale Hurston and Alice Walker.

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The muted happy ending doesn’t have Faulkner’s biblical grandeur, but we’re glad to see Parks’s hard-pressed men and.