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The Dry Grass of August

[a Novel]

Mayhew, Anna Jean

(Audiobook CD - 2011)
The Dry Grass of August
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On a scorching day in August 1954, thirteen-year-old Jubie Watts leaves Charlotte, North Carolina, with her family for a Florida vacation. Crammed into the Packard along with Jubie are her three siblings, her mother, and the family's black maid, Mary Luther. For as long as Jubie can remember, Mary has been there--cooking, cleaning, compensating for her father's rages and her mother's benign neglect, and loving Jubie unconditionally. Bright and curious, Jubie takes note of the anti-integration signs they pass and of the racial tension that builds as they journey further south. But she could never have predicted the shocking turn their trip will take. Now, in the wake of tragedy, Jubie must confront her parents' failings and limitations, decide where her own convictions lie, and make the tumultuous leap to independence.
Publisher: [Ashland, OR] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., p2011
Edition: Library ed., unabridged
ISBN: 145513189X
9781455131891
Branch Call Number: CD Fiction MAYHEW
Characteristics: 8 sound discs (ca. 9 1/2 hr.) :,digital ;,4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: White, Karen (Karen Elizabeth), Narrator
Blackstone Audio, Inc

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