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The dry grass of August, Anna Jean Mayhew

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The dry grass of August
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The dry grass of August
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Anna Jean Mayhew
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Language
eng
Summary
In 1954, 13-year-old Jubie, traveling with her family and her family's black maid Mary Luther--who has always been there for her, making up for her father's rages and her mother's neglect--encounters racial tension and tragedy
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Title
The dry grass of August
Creator
Summary
Anna Jean Mayhew offers a riveting depiction of Southern life in the throes of segregation and what it will mean for a young girl on her way to adulthood-and for the woman who means the world to her. Infused with the intensity of a changing time, here is a story of hope, heartbreak, and the love and courage that can transform us from child to adult, wounded to indomitable
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Award
Sir Walter Raleigh Award for Fiction, 2011.
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386569
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3613.A9559
LC item number
Dry 2011
Literary form
novels
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True
Target audience
adult
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Anna Jean Mayhew
The dry grass of August, Anna Jean Mayhew
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The dry grass of August, Anna Jean Mayhew
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Includes discussion questions
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ocn656451648
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Dimensions
21 cm.
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Extent
294 p.
Isbn
9780758254092
System control number
(OCoLC)656451648

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