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Salvage the bones : a novel

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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.

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Naples Library FIC WAR (Text)
Adult Fiction
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  • ISBN: 9781608196265
  • ISBN: 1608196267
  • Physical Description: 271 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury, 2012.

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Summary, etc.:
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.
Awards Note:
National Book Award Winner for Fiction, 2011.
Subject: African American children > Fiction.
African American teenage girls > Fiction.
Brothers and sisters > Fiction.
Motherless families > Fiction.
African American families > Mississippi > Fiction.
Rural poor > Mississippi > Fiction.
Hurricane Katrina, 2005 > Fiction.
Gulf Coast (Miss.) > Fiction.


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