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Main Title Family: a novel.
Author Cooper, J. California.
Publisher Doubleday,
Year Published 1991
OCLC Number 21523735
ISBN 0385411715; 9780385411714
Subjects African American women--Fiction.
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Publisher description http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/random043/90036996.html
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EMAM  PS3553.C667 1991 Region 6 Library/Dallas,TX 03/01/2011
Edition 1st ed.
Collation 231 p. ; 22 cm.
Notes
R6 Reading Club Title Donated by the Region 6 Black Employment Program.
Contents Notes
In this wise, beguiling, beautiful novel set in the era of the Civil War, an award-winning playwright and author paints a haunting portrait of a woman named Always, born a slave, and four generations of her African-American family. A slave mother, distraught that her children, sired by her master, might be sold away from her, attempts to poison them all.