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Mudbound : a novel

Author: Hillary Jordan
Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, [2008]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1946, Laura McAllan tries to adjust after moving with her husband and two children to an isolated cotton farm in the Mississippi Delta.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hillary Jordan
ISBN: 9781565125698 156512569X 9781616208417 1616208414 9780329708788 0329708783
OCLC Number: 166391095
Notes: "Winner of the Bellwether Prize for fiction"--Jacket.
Awards: Alex Award, 2009
Description: 328 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: by Hillary Jordan.
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BLIGEWhen Henry McAllan moves his city-bred wife, Laura, to a cotton farm in the Mississippi Delta in 1946, she finds herself in a place both foreign and frightening.  Read more...

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A hard-bitten drama set in the Deep South in the middle of the last century - I immediately thought of William Faulkner .... Passions explode. It grips. * Evening Standard * Evocative and eloquently Read more...

 
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brilliant debut novel

by AnnetteDunlea (WorldCat user published 2009-06-03) Excellent Permalink

WINNER OF THE BELLWETHER PRIZE FOR FICTION

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