The Good Negress

The Good Negress

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A brilliant, eye-opening, and critically acclaimed debut novel that follows a young black girl's coming of age as she comes to question the legacies of her family and culture and begins to determine her course for the future.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 312 pages
  • 134.62 x 207.26 x 22.35mm | 290.3g
  • HarperPerennial
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Harperperennial.
  • 0060976837
  • 9780060976835

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"Truly Extraordinary."--Toni Morrison"[Verdelle] illuminates the way language itself can both reflect and circumscribe a person's character and experience."--"New York Times Book Review""A stunning debut."--"Mirabella"
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288 ratings
3.61 out of 5 stars
5 20% (58)
4 36% (105)
3 31% (89)
2 9% (27)
1 3% (9)
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