Salvage the bones : a novel / Jesmyn Ward.
Enduring a hardscrabble existence as the children of alcoholic and absent parents, four siblings from a coastal Mississippi town prepare their meager stores for the arrival of Hurricane Katrina while struggling with such challenges as a teen pregnancy and a dying litter of prize pups.
- ISBN: 9781608196265
- ISBN: 1608196267
- Physical Description: 271 pages ; 21 cm
- Edition: Paperback edition
- Publisher: New York, New York : Bloomsbury, 2012.
Includes a reading group guide (267-271).
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The first day : birth in a bare-bulb place -- The second day : hidden eggs -- The third day : sickness in the dirt -- The fourth day : worth stealing -- The fifth day : salvage the bones -- The sixth day : a steady hand -- The seventh day : game dogs and game men -- The eighth day : make them know -- The ninth day : hurricane eclipse -- The tenth day : in the endless eye -- The eleventh day : Katrina -- The twelfth day : alive.
National Book Award Winner for Fiction, 2011.
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