Mother of Pearl

Mother of Pearl

By: Haynes, Melinda

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pp 448 Hardback with paper dust jacket both in very good condition; Oprah's Book Club; clean pages; light edgewear; slight tipping at the top/bottom of spine of DJ; black board with silver title on spineSet in the Deep South in the late 1950s, Mother of Pearl vividly brings to life the extraordinary inhabitants of the small town of Petal, Mississippi. Central to the novel are the stories of Even Grade, a 28-year-old black man abandoned by his mother at birth, Valuable Korner, a 15-year-old white girl whose family history holds a trunkful of damning secrets, and Joody Two Sun, an enigmatic obeah woman who sees into the hearts and minds of the townsfolk from her riverside camp on the outskirts of town. Cast in a tragicomic passion play, Even, Val, and Joody find their destinies entwined as they search for the love and family that they have always been denied.

Title: Mother of Pearl

Author Name: Haynes, Melinda

Categories: Humor & Entertainment, Literature & Fiction,

Edition: 2nd

Publisher: US, Hyperion: 1999

ISBN Number: 0786866276

ISBN Number 13: 9780786866274

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used - Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Size: 6.5 x 1.5 x 9.5 inches

Seller ID: PGB636