The Resource Gathering of waters, (electronic resource)

Gathering of waters, (electronic resource)

Label
Gathering of waters
Title
Gathering of waters
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Language
eng
Summary
Gathering of Waters is a deeply engrossing tale narrated by the town of Money, Mississippi - a site both significant and infamous in our collective story as a nation. Money is personified in this haunting story, which chronicles its troubled history following the arrival of the Hilson and Bryant families. Tass Hilson and Emmett Till were young and in love when Emmett was brutally murdered in 1955. Anxious to escape the town, Tass marries Maximillian May and relocates to Detroit. Forty years later, after the death of her husband, Tass returns to Money and fantasy takes flesh when Emmett Till's spirit is finally released from the dank, dark waters of the Tallahatchie River. The two lovers are reunited, bringing the story to an enchanting and profound conclusion. Gathering of Waters mines the truth about Money, Mississippi, as well as the town's families, and threads their history over decades. The bare-bones realism--both disturbing and riveting--combined with a magical realm in which ghosts have the final say, is reminiscent of Toni Morrison's Beloved
Cataloging source
Midwest
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McFadden, Bernice L
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Till, Emmett
  • Electronic books
  • Mississippi
  • African Americans
  • African American families
  • Mississippi
Target audience
adult
Label
Gathering of waters, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11855313
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11855313
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11855313
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11855313
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Gathering of waters, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11855313
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11855313
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11855313
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11855313
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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