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Slave Narratives: A Folk History Of Slavery In The United States From Interviews With Former Slaves, Arkansas Narratives Part 7 (1941)

by Federal Writers' Project

Series: Slave Narratives (2.7)

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One of those rare books that is at the same time both dazzlingly taut and searingly tender. It is structurally watertight in the most admirable way, every screw in place, and yet infused with a deep grace and fluidity: nothing brittle or thin in this fine and unusual book. Brennan explores loss and memory, mourning and Time, with an unflinching eye for the emotionally open moment. A heart-wrenching work that genuinely engages the reader at one's core. A book that can, and will, be read many times over.… (more)
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One of those rare books that is at the same time both dazzlingly taut and searingly tender. It is structurally watertight in the most admirable way, every screw in place, and yet infused with a deep grace and fluidity: nothing brittle or thin in this fine and unusual book. Brennan explores loss and memory, mourning and Time, with an unflinching eye for the emotionally open moment. A heart-wrenching work that genuinely engages the reader at one's core. A book that can, and will, be read many times over.

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