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Another Brooklyn : a novel
Another Brooklyn : a novel
Woodson, Jacqueline2016
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For August, running into a long-ago friend sets in motion resonant memories and transports her to a time and a place she thought she had mislaid: 1970s Brooklyn, where friendship was everything. August, Sylvia, Angela, and Gigi shared confidences as they ambled their neighborhood streets, a place where the girls believed that they were amazingly beautiful, brilliantly talented, with a future that belonged to them. But beneath the hopeful promise there was another Brooklyn, a dangerous place where grown men reached for innocent girls in dark hallways, where mothers disappeared, where fathers found religion, and where madness was a mere sunset away. Woodson heartbreakingly illuminates the formative period when a child meets adulthood, when precious innocence meets the all-too-real perils of growing up.
Main title:
Another Brooklyn : a novel / Jacqueline Woodson.
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Edition:
First edition.
Imprint:
New York, NY : Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2016]©2016
Collation:
175 pages ; 22 cm
ISBN:
9780062359988 (hardback)
Dewey class:
813.6
Language:
English
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Sandringham LibraryAdult FictionWOODAvailable
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