Augustown
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New York : Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, 2018.
ISBN
9781101974094, 1101974095
Lexile measure
940L
Rating
940L
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Book
Edition
First Vintage Books edition.
Physical Desc
239 pages ; 21 cm
Language
English
Lexile measure
940

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"Augustown--set in the backlands of Jamaica--is a magical and haunting novel of one woman's struggle to rise above the brutal vicissitudes of history, race, class, collective memory, violence, and myth. Ma Taffy may be blind but she sees everything. So when her great-nephew Kaia comes home from school in tears, what she senses sends a deep fear running through her. While they wait for his mama to come home from work, Ma Taffy recalls the story of the flying preacherman and a great thing that did not happen. A poor suburban sprawl in the Jamaican heartland, Augustown is a place where many things that should happen don't, and plenty of things that shouldn't happen do. For the story of Kaia leads back to another momentous day in Jamaican history, the birth of the Rastafari and the desire for a better life"--Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Miller, K. (2018). Augustown (First Vintage Books edition.). Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Miller, Kei. 2018. Augustown. New York: Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Miller, Kei. Augustown New York: Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, 2018.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Miller, Kei. Augustown First Vintage Books edition., Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, 2018.

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