The darkest child: A Novel

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The Darkest Child
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9781569477496
9781569473788
9781428183575
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Grouping Title darkest child
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auth_author2 Boothe, Cherise., Jones, Tayari,
author Delores Phillips
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display_description "A new edition of this award-winning modern classic, with new introduction, excerpt, and discussion guide Pakersfield, Georgia, 1958: Thirteen-year-old Tangy Mae Quinn is the sixth of ten fatherless siblings. She is the darkest-skinned among them and therefore the ugliest in her mother, Rozelle's, estimation, but she's also the brightest. Rozelle--beautiful, charismatic, and light-skinned--exercises a violent hold over her children. Fearing abandonment, she pulls them from school at the age of twelve and sends them to earn their keep for the household, whether in domestic service, in the fields, or at "the farmhouse" on the edge of town, where Rozelle beds local men for money. But Tangy Mae has been selected to be part of the first integrated class at a nearby white high school. She has a chance to change her life, but can she break from Rozelle's grasp without ruinous--even fatal--consequences?"--
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subject_facet African American families -- Fiction, African American girls -- Fiction, Bildungsromans, Domestic fiction, Georgia -- Fiction, Georgia -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Fiction, Historical fiction, Mothers and daughters -- Fiction, Poor families -- Fiction, Single mothers -- Fiction, Teenage girls -- Fiction
title_display The darkest child
title_full The Darkest Child A Novel, The darkest child / Delores Phillips, The darkest child / Delores Phillips ; introduction by Tayari Jones, The darkest child [sound recording] / Delores Phillips
title_short The darkest child
title_sub A Novel
topic_facet African American Fiction, African American families, African American girls, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Literature, Mothers and daughters, Poor families, Single mothers, Social life and customs, Teenage girls