The Women of Brewster Place

A Novel in Seven Stories

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Publisher Description

The National Book Award-winning novel—and contemporary classic—that launched the brilliant career of Gloria Naylor
 
“[A] shrewd and lyrical portrayal of many of the realities of black life . . . Miss Naylor bravely risks sentimentality and melodrama to write her compassion and outrage large, and she pulls it off triumphantly.” —The New York Times Book Review

This e-book includes a foreword by Tayari Jones.

In her heralded first novel, Gloria Naylor weaves together the stories of seven women living in Brewster Place, a bleak-inner city sanctuary, creating a powerful, moving portrait of the strengths, struggles, and hopes of black women in America. Vulnerable and resilient, openhanded and openhearted, these women forge their lives in a place that in turn threatens and protects—a common prison and a shared home. Naylor renders both loving and painful human experiences with simple eloquence and uncommon intuition. Adapted into a 1989 ABC miniseries starring Oprah Winfrey, The Women of Brewster Place is a touching and unforgettable read.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
1982
June 2
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
208
Pages
PUBLISHER
Penguin Publishing Group
SELLER
PENGUIN GROUP USA, INC.
SIZE
815.6
KB

Customer Reviews

Sweetsike ,

Wonderful Read

This book will have you wanting more.......it a collection of struggle,lose,sacrifice,and unity.It will make you mad ,happy, and sad.

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