What the River Washed Away (Paperback)Muriel Mharie Macleod (author)
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Inspired by real-life events, this is the remarkable and uncompromising story of one young woman's refusal to accept her fate in 1920s Louisiana
Jobs and Jesus from the big town don't ever seem to make it out here. Not down through the hackberry woods to the shack where I live with my Mambo. Not now Pappy's gone. No, here's where the old ways squat, where devil's work heals and some say harms.
That don't mean the big town don't visit though - white folks with their shirt sleeves, liquor stink, and nasty ways. More dark in them than even Mambo can hold off.
But I got me a friend now, fierce and vengeful, and we got a powerful secret that's gonna change everything.
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 318 g
Dimensions: 216 x 135 x 23 mm
'Stunning... a heart-wrenching tale that speaks to you long after the last page is turned.' -- Maureen Lindley, author of The Private Papers of Eastern Jewel
'A spellbinding novel.' -- Marlon James, author of The Book of Night Women
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