- ISBN: 9780385534680 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Date Published: 2012.
|Summary, etc.:|| "Compelling, tragic, comic, tender and mystical... Combines the historical significance of Kathryn Stockett's The Help with the wisdom of Toni Morrison's Beloved." --Minneapolis Star TribuneRich in mood and atmosphere, The Healing is a warmhearted novel about the unbreakable bonds between three generations of female healers and their power to restore the body, the spirit, and the soul.In Antebellum Mississippi, Granada Satterfield has the mixed fortune to be born on the same day that her plantation mistress's daughter, Becky, dies of cholera. Believing that the newborn possesses some of her daughter's spirit, the Mistress Amanda adopts Granada, dolling her up in Becky's dresses and giving her a special place in the family despite her husband's protests. But when The Master brings a woman named Polly Shine to help quell the debilitating plague that is sweeping through the slave quarters, Granada's life changes. For Polly sees something...
|Target Audience Note:|| Text Difficulty 4
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
5.6 ATOS Level
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Anchor, 2012. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2169 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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