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RECORD NUMBER: 49 OF 135
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Family: a novel.|
|Author||Cooper, J. California.|
|Subjects||African American women--Fiction.|
|Collation||231 p. ; 22 cm.|
R6 Reading Club Title Donated by the Region 6 Black Employment Program.
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.