Hurt Village
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Hurt Village

by Katori Hall
     
 

THE STORY: It's the end of a long summer in Hurt Village, a housing project in Memphis, Tennessee. A government Hope Grant means relocation for many of the project's residents, including Cookie, a thirteen-year-old aspiring rapper, along with her mother, Crank, and great-grandmother, Big Mama. As the family prepares to move, Cookie's father, Buggy, unexpectedly…  See more details below

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THE STORY: It's the end of a long summer in Hurt Village, a housing project in Memphis, Tennessee. A government Hope Grant means relocation for many of the project's residents, including Cookie, a thirteen-year-old aspiring rapper, along with her mother, Crank, and great-grandmother, Big Mama. As the family prepares to move, Cookie's father, Buggy, unexpectedly returns from a tour of duty in Iraq. Ravaged by the war, Buggy struggles to find a position in his disintegrating community, along with a place in his daughter's wounded heart.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822226833
Publisher:
Dramatists Play Service, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/12/2013
Pages:
81
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.30(d)

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