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The care and feeding of ravenously hungry girls, Anissa Gray

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The care and feeding of ravenously hungry girls
Title
The care and feeding of ravenously hungry girls
Statement of responsibility
Anissa Gray
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Language
eng
Summary
The Mothers meets An American Marriage in this dazzling debut novel about mothers and daughters, identity and family, and how the relationships that sustain you can also be the ones that consume you. The Butler family has had their share of trials, as sisters Althea, Viola, and Lillian can attest, but nothing prepared them for the literal trial that will upend their lives. Althea, the eldest sister and substitute matriarch, is a force to be reckoned with and her younger sisters have alternately appreciated and chafed at her strong will. They are as stunned as the rest of the small community when she and her husband Proctor are arrested, and in a heartbeat the family goes from one of the most respected in town to utter disgrace. The worst part is, not even her sisters are sure exactly what happened. As Althea awaits her fate, Lillian and Viola must come together in the house they grew up in to care for their sister's teenage daughters. What unfolds is a stunning portrait of the heart and core of an American family in a story that is as page-turning as it is important
Summary
When their formidably strong-willed eldest sister is arrested, abruptly transitioning their family from respectability to disgrace, two younger sisters confront complicated dynamics in their family and identities to uncover what really happened
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Character
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LibraryReads Favorites, 2019.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10754993
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DLC
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Gray, Anissa
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Mothers and daughters
  • African Americans
  • African American families
  • African American families
Target audience
adult
Label
The care and feeding of ravenously hungry girls, Anissa Gray
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Publication
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1033551077
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
294 pages
Isbn
9781984802439
Lccn
2018018552
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1033551077
Label
The care and feeding of ravenously hungry girls, Anissa Gray
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1033551077
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
294 pages
Isbn
9781984802439
Lccn
2018018552
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1033551077

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