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Personal History of Rachel Dupree A Novel

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ISBN-10: 0143119486

ISBN-13: 9780143119487

Edition: N/A

Authors: Ann Weisgarber

List price: $17.00
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"An eye-opening look at the little-explored area of a black frontier woman in the American West." -- Chicago Sun-Times Praised by Alice Walker and many other bestselling writers, The Personal History of Rachel DuPreeis an award-winning debut novel with incredible heart about life on the prairie as it's rarely been seen. Reminiscent of The Color Purple, as well as the frontier novels of Laura Ingalls Wilder and Willa Cather, it opens a window on the little-known history of African American homesteaders and gives voice to an extraordinary heroine who embodies the spirit that built America.
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Book details

List price: $17.00
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 7/26/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Ann Weisgarber was born and raised in Kettering, Ohio. She has lived in Boston, Massachusetts, and Des Moines, Iowa, but now splits her time between Sugar Land, Texas, and Galveston, Texas. Her first novel The Personal History of Rachel DuPree was longlisted for the Orange Prize and shortlisted for the Orange Prize for New Writers.