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The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois : an Oprah's Book Club Novel (Oprahs Book Club 2.0)
by Jeffers, Honoree Fanonne
 
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The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois: an Oprah's Book Club Novel (Oprahs Book Club 2.0)The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois: an Oprah's Book Club Novel (Oprahs Book Club 2.0) (Hard cover)
Pub. Date: 2021
Publisher: Harper
Price: $10.72
Seller: Omega Books and More, Springdale, AR, USA
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The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois: an Oprah's Book Club Novel (Oprahs Book Club 2.0)The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois: an Oprah's Book Club Novel (Oprahs Book Club 2.0) (Hard cover)
Pub. Date: 2021
Publisher: Harper
Price: $11.14
Seller: grandisbooks, Neptune, NJ, USA
Description: Heavy wear. Budget item. Supplements might not be included. Water damage. Pages stiff.
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More About The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois by Jeffers, Honoree Fanonne
 
 
 
Overview

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF 2021

AN OPRAH BOOK CLUB SELECTION

WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FOR FICTION

FINALIST FOR THE PEN/HEMINGWAY AWARD FOR DEBUT NOVEL - LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION - A FINALIST FOR THE KIRKUS PRIZE FOR FICTION - SHORTLISTED FOR THE CENTER FOR FICTION FIRST NOVEL PRIZE - LONGLISTED FOR THE ASPEN WORDS LITERARY PRIZE - A NOMINEE FOR THE NAACP IMAGE AWARD

A New York Times 10 Best Books of the Year - A Time Must-Read Book of the Year - A Washington Post 10 Best Books of the Year - A Oprah Daily Top 20 Books of the Year - A People 10 Best Books of the Year - A Boston Globe Best Book of the Year - A BookPage Best Fiction Book of the Year - A Booklist 10 Best First Novels of the Year - A Kirkus 100 Best Novels of the Year - An Atlanta Journal-Constitution 10 Best Southern Books of the Year - A Parade Pick - A Chicago Public Library Top 10 Best Books of the Year - A KCRW Top 10 Books of the Year

An Instant Washington Post, USA Today, and Indie Bestseller

"Epic.... I was just enraptured by the lineage and the story of this modern African-American family.... A combination of historical and modern story--I've never read anything quite like it. It just consumed me." --Oprah Winfrey, Oprah Book Club Pick

An Indie Next Pick - A New York Times Book Everyone Will Be Talking About - A People 5 Best Books of the Summer - A Good Morning America 15 Summer Book Club Picks - An Essence Best Book of the Summer - A Washington Post 10 Books of the Month - A CNN Best Book of the Month - A Time 11 Best Books of the Month - A Ms. Most Anticipated Book of the Year - A Goodreads Most Anticipated Book of the Year - A BookPage Writer to Watch - A USA Today Book Not to Miss - A Chicago Tribune Summer Must-Read - An Observer Best Summer Book - A Millions Most Anticipated Book - A Ms. Book of the Month - A Well-Read Black Girl Book Club Pick - A BiblioLifestyle Most Anticipated Literary Book of the Summer - A Deep South Best Book of the Summer - Winner of an AudioFile Earphones Award

The 2020 NAACP Image Award-winning poet makes her fiction debut with this National Book Award-longlisted, magisterial epic--an intimate yet sweeping novel with all the luminescence and force of Homegoing; Sing, Unburied, Sing; and The Water Dancer--that chronicles the journey of one American family, from the centuries of the colonial slave trade through the Civil War to our own tumultuous era.

The great scholar, W. E. B. Du Bois, once wrote about the Problem of race in America, and what he called "Double Consciousness," a sensitivity that every African American possesses in order to survive. Since childhood, Ailey Pearl Garfield has understood Du Bois's words all too well. Bearing the names of two formidable Black Americans--the revered choreographer Alvin Ailey and her great grandmother Pearl, the descendant of enslaved Georgians and tenant farmers--Ailey carries Du Bois's Problem on her shoulders.

Ailey is reared in the north in the City but spends summers in the small Georgia town of Chicasetta, where her mother's family has lived since their ancestors arrived from Africa in bondage. From an early age, Ailey fights a battle for belonging that's made all the more difficult by a hovering trauma, as well as the whispers of women--her mother, Belle, her sister, Lydia, and a maternal line reaching back two centuries--that urge Ailey to succeed in

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  • PID: 17273100360
  • ISBN-13: 9780062942937
  • Publisher: Harper
  • Seller: Omega Books and More
    Description: **PLEASE READ** The dust jacket shows some shelf wear. FAST shipping, FREE tracking, and GREAT customer service! We also offer EXPEDITED and TWO DAY shipping options on qualifying orders.
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