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The sweetness of water  Cover Image Book Book

The sweetness of water / Nathan Harris.

Harris, Nathan, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316461276
  • ISBN: 031646127X
  • ISBN: 9780316362481
  • ISBN: 0316362484
  • Physical Description: 363 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2021.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
"In the waning days of the Civil War, brothers Prentiss and Landry, freed by the Emancipation Proclamation, seek refuge on the homestead of George Walker and his wife, Isabelle. The Walkers, wracked by the loss of their only son to the war, hire the brothers to work their farm, hoping through an unexpected friendship to stanch their grief. Prentiss and Landry, meanwhile, plan to save money for the journey north and a chance to reunite with their mother, who was sold away when they were boys. Parallel to their story runs a forbidden romance between two Confederate soldiers. The young men, recently returned from the war to the town of Old Ox, hold their trysts in the woods. But when their secret is discovered, the resulting chaos, including a murder, unleashes convulsive repercussions on the entire community. In the aftermath of so much turmoil, it is Isabelle who emerges as an unlikely leader, proffering a healing vision for the land and for the newly free citizens of Old Ox"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Freed persons > Georgia > Fiction.
Brothers > Fiction.
Farmers > Georgia > Fiction.
Gay military personnel > Fiction.
African American authors.
Authors, Black.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Fiction.
Georgia > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Gay fiction.

Available copies

  • 28 of 35 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Festus Public. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Festus Public Library.

Holds

  • 12 current holds with 35 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Festus Public Library Fic Harris (Text) 32017000081447 Adult Fiction Available -


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