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Salvage the bones : a novel / Jesmyn Ward.

Ward, Jesmyn. (Author).

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Enduring a hardscrabble existence as the children of alcoholic and absent parents, four siblings from a coastal Mississippi town prepare their meager stores for the arrival of Hurricane Katrina while struggling with such challenges as a teen pregnancy and a dying litter of prize pups.
Study Program Information Note:
Reading Counts High School 5.7 20.
Accelerated Reader Grades 9-12 5.3 13 SD Quiz 152039 English fiction.
Awards Note:
National Book Award, Fiction, 2011.
Subject: African American children > Fiction.
African American teenage girls > Fiction.
Brothers and sisters > Fiction.
Motherless families > Fiction.
African American families > Mississippi > Fiction.
Rural poor > Mississippi > Fiction.
Hurricane Katrina, 2005 > Fiction.
Gulf Coast (Miss.) > Fiction.
Poverty > Fiction.
Natural disasters > Fiction.
Family life > Fiction.
Genre: Family > Fiction.
Domestic fiction.

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