Salvage the Bones PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

Salvage the Bones free pdf A hurricane is building over the Gulf of Mexico, threatening the coastal town of Bois Sauvage, Mississippi, and Esch's father is growing concerned. He's a hard drinker, largely absent, and it isn't often he worries about the family. Esch and her three brothers are stocking up on food, but there isn't much to save. Lately, Esch can't keep down what food she gets- at fifteen, she has just realized that she's pregnant. Her brother Skeetah is sneaking scraps for his prized pit bull's new litter, dying one by one. Meanwhile, brothers Randall and Junior try to stake their claim in a family long on child's play and short on parenting. As the twelve days that make up the novel's framework yield to a dramatic conclusion, this unforgettable family - motherless children sacrificing for one another as they can, protecting and nurturing where love is scarce - pulls itself up to face another day.

About Jesmyn Ward

Jesmyn Ward grew up in DeLisle, Mississippi. She received her MFA from the University of Michigan, where she won five Hopwood awards for essays, drama, and fiction. A Stegner Fellow at Stanford, from 2008-2010, she has been named the 2010-11 Grisham Writer-in-Residence at the University of Mississippi. Her debut novel, Where the Line Bleeds, was an Essence Magazine Book Club selection, a Black Caucus of the ALA Honor Award recipient, and a finalist for both the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award and the Hurston-Wright Legacy Award.

Details Book

Author : Jesmyn Ward
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Data Published : 12 April 2012
ISBN : 140882700X
EAN : 9781408827000
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 272 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews Salvage the Bones



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • The Photograph free pdfThe Photograph

    Inspiring New Novel from the

    "Biggest Name in Amish Fiction"

    Eva Esch and her sisters are in a predicament. With the passing of their widowed mother. Eva's older brother Menno plans to move his growing family into the Eden Valley farmhouse where they all grew up..


  • The Photograph free pdfThe Photograph

    Inspiring New Novel from the

    "Biggest Name in Amish Fiction"

    Eva Esch and her sisters are in a predicament. With the passing of their widowed mother. Eva's older brother Menno plans to move his growing family into the Eden Valley farmhouse where they all grew up..


  • The Photograph free pdfThe Photograph

    Inspiring New Novel from the

    "Biggest Name in Amish Fiction"

    Eva Esch and her sisters are in a predicament. With the passing of their widowed mother. Eva's older brother Menno plans to move his growing family into the Eden Valley farmhouse where they all grew up..


  • 100 Days of Real Food  :  How We Did It, What We Learned, and 100 Easy, Who ... free pdf100 Days of Real Food : How We Did It, What We Learned, and 100 Easy, Who ...

    Simple. family-friendly recipes and practical advice to help you ditch processed food and eat better every day

    Thanks to Michael Pollan's In Defense of Food. Lisa Leake was given the wake-up call of her life when she realized that many of the foods she was feeding her family were actually "foodlike substances..


  • 100 Days of Real Food  :  How We Did It, What We Learned, and 100 Easy, Who ... free pdf100 Days of Real Food : How We Did It, What We Learned, and 100 Easy, Who ...

    Simple. family-friendly recipes and practical advice to help you ditch processed food and eat better every day

    Thanks to Michael Pollan's In Defense of Food. Lisa Leake was given the wake-up call of her life when she realized that many of the foods she was feeding her family were actually "foodlike substances..


  • Salvage the Bones free pdfSalvage the Bones

    Free Digital Books. A hurricane is building over the Gulf of Mexico, threatening the coastal town of Bois Sauvage, Mississippi, and Esch's father is growing concerned. He's a hard drinker, largely abs