Sing, Unburied, Sing: A Novel

Sing, Unburied, Sing: A Novel

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Longlisted for the National Book Award for Fiction

A searing and profound Southern odyssey by National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward.

In Jesmyn Ward’s first novel since her National Book Award–winning Salvage the Bones, this singular American writer brings the archetypal road novel into rural twenty-first-century America. Drawing on Morrison and Faulkner, The Odyssey and the Old Testament, Ward gives us an epochal story, a journey through Mississippi’s past and… (more)

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“Sing, Unburied, Sing” is many things: a road novel, a slender epic of three generations and the ghosts that haunt them, and a portrait of what ordinary folk in dire circumstances cleave to as well as what they — and perhaps we all — are trying to outrun.

There’s no limit to how much you can sing its praises. Sing, Unburied, Sing further solidifies Jesmyn Ward’s place as one of this country’s most incandescent voices.

In this lush and lonely novel, Ward lets the dead sing. It's a kind of burial.

Book Details  

Publisher: Scribner (September 05, 2017)

Collection: Scribner

Format: EPUB

Page count: 304 pages

File size: 3.4 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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