The Yellow House

The Yellow House

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A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

WINNER OF THE 2019 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR NONFICTION

A brilliant, haunting and unforgettable memoir from a stunning new talent about the inexorable pull of home and family, set in a shotgun house in New Orleans East.

In 1961, Sarah M. Broom?s mother Ivory Mae bought a shotgun house in the then-promising neighborhood of New Orleans East and built her world inside of it. It was the height of the Space Race and the neighborhood was home to… (more)

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Out of the materials of memory and archival history, Broom's memoir solidly reconstructs what the forces of nature and institutionalized racism succeeded in knocking down.


Book Details  


Publisher: Grove Press (August 13, 2019)

Collection: National Book Award Winner

Format: EPUB

File size: 4 MB

Protection: Watermark

Language: English

Awards: National Book Award for Non-Fiction 2019 winner


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