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Salvage the Bones

Narrated by: Cherise Boothe
Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
Categories: Fiction, Contemporary
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National Book Award, Fiction, 2011

A hurricane is building, threatening the coastal town of Bois Sauvage, Mississippi, and Esch's father is growing concerned. He's a hard drinker, and it isn't often he worries about the family. As the 12 days that make up the novel's framework yield to a dramatic conclusion, this unforgettable family - a clan of motherless children sacrificing for one another as they can, protecting and nurturing where love is scarce - pulls itself up to face another day.

©2011 Jesmyn Ward (P)2012 Recorded Books LLC

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  • 09-24-18

Tremendous

Could not put it down. Totally riveting account of a family survival through hurricane Katrina.