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The women of Brewster Place

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Winner of The National Book Award. An extraordinary novel of violence, degradation, and rising courage.
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Grouped Work ID 120438a3-d556-158e-9c71-3c152c607daf
Grouping Title women of brewster place
Grouping Author naylor gloria
Grouping Category book
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author Gloria Naylor
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display_description The National Book Award-winning novel that launched the brilliant career of Gloria Naylor (1950-2016)
In her heralded first novel, Gloria Naylor weaves together the stories of seven women living in Brewster Place, a bleak-inner city sanctuary, creative a powerful, moving portrait of the strengths, struggles, and hopes of black women in America. Vulnerable and resilient, openhanded and openhearted, these women forge their lives in a place that in turn threatens and protects - a common prison and a shared home. Adapted into a 1989 ABC miniseries starring Oprah Winfrey, The Women of Brewster Place is a contemporary classic - and a touching and unforgettable read.
"[A] shrewd and lyrical portrayal of many of the realities of black life . . . Miss Naylor bravely risks sentimentality and melodrama to write her compassion and outrage large, and she pulls it off triumphantly." -The New York Times Book Review
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