Salvage the bones

Title
Salvage the bones

Author
Ward, Jesmyn author.

ISBN
9781608195220

Edition
1st U.S. ed.

Publication Information
New York : Bloomsbury USA, 2011.

Physical Description
261 p. ; 22 cm.

Reading Level
890 L Lexile

Subject Term
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.

Geographic Term
Gulf Coast (Miss.) -- Fiction.

Summary
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.


LibraryMaterial TypeCall NumberItem AvailableCopiesStatus
Hardwood Creek Library (Forest Lake)BookFICTION WAR11Fiction Collection
R.H. Stafford Library (Woodbury)BookFICTION WAR01Checked Out
Stillwater Public LibraryBookFICTION WAR11Fiction Collection