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The Turner House - Angela Flournoy
The Turner House
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A powerful, timelydebut,The Turner Housemarks a major new contribution to the story of the American family. The Turners have lived on Yarrow Street for over fifty years. Their house has seen thirteen children grown and gone—and some returned; it has seen the arrival of grandchildren, the fall of... show more
A powerful, timelydebut,The Turner Housemarks a major new contribution to the story of the American family. The Turners have lived on Yarrow Street for over fifty years. Their house has seen thirteen children grown and gone—and some returned; it has seen the arrival of grandchildren, the fall of Detroit’s East Side, and the loss of a father. The house still stands despite
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780544303164 (0544303164)
ASIN: 544303164
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
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Barks At Everything
Barks At Everything rated it
3.0 The Turner House by Angela Flournoy
I was under the impression that this was a book about a haunted house. At about the halfway mark I finally realized that I was quite mistaken. Yes, it took me that long to figure things out. This is a book about suburban decay, family dynamics and little life dramas. It’s well written but it’s ...
Bright and Shiny Shiny
Bright and Shiny Shiny rated it
4.0 The Turner House
This probably wouldn't have come across my radar without the Detroit connection and might have languished on my TBR shelf if it hadn't turned up at my local library in the front area new book shelves--one of the best (and most dangerous) areas in the library. The Turner House is the story of a famil...
Bright and Shiny Shiny
Bright and Shiny Shiny rated it
4.0 The Turner House
This probably wouldn't have come across my radar without the Detroit connection and might have languished on my TBR shelf if it hadn't turned up at my local library in the front area new book shelves--one of the best (and most dangerous) areas in the library. The Turner House is the story of a famil...
Thewanderingjew
Thewanderingjew rated it
5.0 An honest portrayal of life in the ghetto!
With the current unrest in Baltimore MD, the events in Ferguson MO, and a history of riots like the ones in Los Angeles CA, Harlem NY, and Detroit MI, decades ago, this book has become very timely and very important. It describes the culture in the black communities that leads to the feelings of hop...
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