What the River Washed Away

What the River Washed Away

eBook - 2013
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Inspired by real-life events, this is the remarkable and uncompromising story of one young woman's refusal to accept her fate in 1920s Louisiana. Jobs and Jesus from the big town don't ever seem to make it out here. Not down through the hackberry woods to the shack where I live with my Mambo. Not now Pappy's gone. No, here's where the old ways squat, where devil's work heals and some say harms. That don't mean the big town don't visit though white folks with their shirt sleeves, liquor stink, and nasty ways. More dark in them than even Mambo can hold off.
Publisher: [S.l.] : Oneworld Publications, 2013
ISBN: 9781780742359
Characteristics: 1 online resource


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Nov 03, 2013

One of the best books I have ever read, very powerful. I cried through parts of it.


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