By Jacqueline Woodson
A Finalist for the 2016 nationwide booklet Award
New York Times Bestseller
A SeattleTimes choose for summer time studying Roundup 2017
The acclaimed New York Times bestselling and nationwide e-book Award–winning writer of Brown lady Dreaming grants her first grownup novel in twenty years.
Running right into a long-ago good friend units reminiscence from the Seventies in movement for August, transporting her to a time and a spot the place friendship used to be everything—until it wasn’t. For August and her ladies, sharing confidences as they ambled via local streets, Brooklyn was once a spot the place they believed that they have been attractive, gifted, brilliant—a a part of a destiny that belonged to them.
But underneath the hopeful veneer, there has been one other Brooklyn, a perilous position the place grown males reached for blameless women in darkish hallways, the place ghosts haunted the evening, the place moms disappeared. a global the place insanity used to be only a sundown away and fathers came upon wish in faith.
Like Louise Meriwether’s Daddy used to be a host Runner and Dorothy Allison’s Bastard Out of Carolina, Jacqueline Woodson’s Another Brooklyn heartbreakingly illuminates the formative time whilst early life supplies approach to adulthood—the promise and peril of becoming up—and exquisitely renders a strong, indelible, and fleeting friendship that united 4 younger lives.
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Another Brooklyn: A Novel by Jacqueline Woodson