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Promise A Novel

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ISBN-10: 0062471716

ISBN-13: 9780062471710

Edition: 2018

Authors: Minrose Gwin

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In the aftermath of a devastating tornado that rips through the town of Tupelo, Mississippi, at the height of the Great Depression, two women worlds apart--one black, one white; one a great-grandmother, the other a teenager--fight for their families' survival in this lyrical and powerful novel with the emotional impact of the works of Jesmyn Ward, Christina Baker Kline, Jayne Anne Phillips, and Sue Monk Kidd. A few minutes after 9 p.m. on Palm Sunday, April 5, 1936, a massive funnel cloud flashing a giant fireball and roaring like a runaway train careened into the thriving cotton-mill town of Tupelo, in northeastern Mississippi. Measured as an F-5--the highest on the Fujita scale--the…    
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Book details

List price: $25.99
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 2/27/2018
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 400
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Minrose Gwin is the author of the memoir Wishing for Snow (LSU Press2004). She has written 3 scholarly books and has co-edited The Literature of the American South (Norton). Gwin currently teaches at UNC Chapel Hill. Wishing for Snow is her debut novel.