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The Bloodworth Orphans (Phoenix Fiction)
by Leon Forrest

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    Format: Paperback, 416 pages
    Classification: Fiction
    ISBN13: 9780226257228
    Imprint: University of Chicago Press
    Publisher: University of Chicago Press
    Parent Company: University of Chicago
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    Book Description:
    Leon Forrest, acclaimed author of Divine Days, uses a remarkable verbal intensity to evoke human tragedy, injustice, and spirituality in his writing. As Toni Morrison has said, "All of Forrest’s novels explore the complex legacy of Afro-Americans. Like an insistent tide this history . . . swells and recalls America’s past. . . . Brooding, hilarious, acerbic and profoundly valued life has no more astute observer than Leon Forrest." All of that is on display here in a novel that give readers a breathtaking view of the human experience, filled with humor and pathos.

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