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Land of love and drowning / Tiphanie Yanique.

Yanique, Tiphanie, (author.).
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  • 17 of 17 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library FIC YAN (Text) 33187003733231 Fiction (adult) Available -
Greentown PL - Greentown AF YANIQUE (Text) 75342000078006 Adult Fiction Available -
Hagerstown Jefferson Twp PL - Hagerstown FICTION YANI (Text) 39213000696637 Adult Fiction Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch FICTION YANI (Text) 39391006598864 Fiction Available -
Kendallville PL - Kendallville Main Branch FICTION YANIQUE (Text) 37516002013070 Adult Print--Fiction Available -
Milford PL - Milford FIC Yan (Text) 72433000130346 Adult Fiction Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle F YANI (Text) 39231032963734 Adult Fiction Collection Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Downtown Newburgh FIC YANIQUE (Text) 39206020998413 Fiction Available -
North Madison Co PL - Frankton Comm. Library FIC YAN (Text) 30419200551709 Adult Fiction Available -
North Webster Comm. PL - North Webster YAN Hist. Fic. (Text) 72436000110445 Adult fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781594488337 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 1594488339 (hardback)
  • Physical Description: 358 pages : map ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA), 2014.

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-355).
Summary, etc.:
"A major debut from an award-winning writer-an epic family saga set against the magic and the rhythms of the Virgin Islands. In the early 1900s an important ship sinks into the Caribbean Sea, just as the Virgin Islands are transferred from Danish to American rule. Orphaned by the sunk vessel are two sisters and their half-brother, now faced with an uncertain identity and future. Each of them is unusually beautiful, and each is in possession of a particular magic that will either sink or save them. Chronicling three generations of an island family from 1916 to the 1970s, Land of Love and Drowning is a novel of love and magic, set against the emergence of Saint Thomas into the modern world. Wholly unique, with echoes of Toni Morrison, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, and the author's own Caribbean family history, the story is told in a language and rhythm that evokes an entire world and way of life and love. Following the Bradshaw family through sixty years of fathers and daughters, mothers and sons, love affairs, curses, magical gifts, loyalties, births, deaths, and triumphs, Land of Love and Drowning is a gorgeous, vibrant debut by an exciting, prize-winning young writer"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Magic > United States Virgin Islands > Saint Thomas > Fiction.
African Americans > United States Virgin Islands > Saint Thomas > Fiction.
African American families > United States Virgin Islands > Saint Thomas > Fiction.
Saint Thomas (United States Virgin Islands : Island) > Fiction.
FICTION / Historical.
FICTION / Literary.
FICTION / African American / General.
Genre: Epic fiction.
Historical fiction.

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