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Mudbound: a novel

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Mudbound
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9781565126770
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156512569
9781490611266
9781436121354
9781436132671
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Full title mudbound
Author jordan hillary
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Last Update 2018-05-23 23:18:59PM
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The International Bestseller
Now a major motion picture from Netflix, directed by Dee Rees, nominated in four categories for the Academy Awards.

In Jordan's prize-winning debut, prejudice takes many forms, both subtle and brutal. It is 1946, and city-bred Laura McAllan is trying to raise her children on her husband's Mississippi Delta farm—a place she finds foreign and frightening. In the midst of the family's struggles, two young men return from the war to work the land. Jamie McAllan, Laura's brother-in-law, is everything her husband is not—charming, handsome, and haunted by his memories of combat. Ronsel Jackson, eldest son of the black sharecroppers who live on the McAllan farm, has come home with the shine of a war hero. But no matter his bravery in defense of his country, he is still considered less than a man in the Jim Crow South. It is the unlikely friendship of these brothers-in-arms that drives this powerful novel to its inexorable conclusion.
The men and women of each family relate their versions of events and we are drawn into their lives as they become players in a tragedy on the grandest scale. As Kingsolver says of Hillary Jordan, "Her characters walked straight out of 1940s Mississippi and into the part of my brain where sympathy and anger and love reside, leaving my heart racing. They are with me still."

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subject_facet African American veterans -- Fiction, Audiobooks, Downloadable audio books, Farm life -- Mississippi -- Fiction, Historical fiction, Mississippi -- Race relations -- Fiction, Race relations -- Mississippi -- Fiction, World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Fiction
title_display Mudbound : a novel
title_full Mudbound, Mudbound / Hillary Jordan, Mudbound : a novel / by Hillary Jordan, Mudbound [electronic resource] / Hillary Jordan, Mudbound [sound recording] / Hillary Jordan
title_short Mudbound :
title_sub a novel
topic_facet African American veterans, Audiobooks, Farm life, Fiction, Literature, Race relations, Veterans, World War, 1939-1945