The Marrow of Tradition

The Marrow of Tradition

by Charles W. Chesnutt
     
 

ISBN-10: 1560004932

ISBN-13: 9781560004936

Pub. Date: 09/01/1999

Publisher: Transaction Large Print

The Marrow of Tradition is a compressed epic and a political thriller. It spans two generations of whites and blacks whose blood and fortunes are entwined. The author surrounds these families with characters who are constantly negotiating their positions on the racial, social, and moral scales. In addition to a romantic subplot, there are moments of grisly

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The Marrow of Tradition is a compressed epic and a political thriller. It spans two generations of whites and blacks whose blood and fortunes are entwined. The author surrounds these families with characters who are constantly negotiating their positions on the racial, social, and moral scales. In addition to a romantic subplot, there are moments of grisly comedy that make you feel you are witnessing a minstrel show from hell. The novel leaves questions which today remain unanswered.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781560004936
Publisher:
Transaction Large Print
Publication date:
09/01/1999
Edition description:
Large Print
Pages:
310
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.50(d)

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