Thereafter Johnnie

Thereafter Johnnie Thereafter Johnnie by Carolivia Herron weaves beauty sorrow and tragic vision into the fall of an incestuous African American family The failure of this middle class family of Washington DC is linke

  • Title: Thereafter Johnnie
  • Author: Carolivia Herron
  • ISBN: 9780759614857
  • Page: 130
  • Format: Paperback
  • Thereafter Johnnie by Carolivia Herron weaves beauty, sorrow and tragic vision into the fall of an incestuous African American family The failure of this middle class family of Washington, DC is linked to failures of national destiny, religion, and the crime of slavery.

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    1. This is an astonishing book---not only because of the wrenching nature of the subject matter, but because of the singularly original way that Ms Herron uses the English language. She is as much a poet as a novelist. Treat yourself to a copy of this book and prepare to be moved, challenged, sometimes charmed and often repulsed.An African-American family in Washington DC copes with devastating family revelations and Herron explores the effects on a small child of the relationship between her paren [...]

    2. Herron delivers a poignant yet biting look at families and the tragedies that can sometimes tear them apart. But more than that, it's not just what happens to the collective unit but also the individuals within that family.

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