Jam on the Vine

Author: LaShonda Katrice Barnett
ISBN: 9780802124678

"So many historical novels read like connect-the-dots puzzles or costume dramas, so one that is fresh, original and time-travels to an undiscovered past is a real discovery...Jam On The Vine stands on its own as a powerful coming-of-age novel, and it is also a sharp reminder of the critically important role played by the African-American newspaper in American history."--Chicago Tribune "A captivating saga...The verdict: 'unforgettable'; 'gripping'; 'instant classic.'"--Elle "As addictive as your mom's fresh-baked buttermilk biscuits, and just as delicious."--Essence "A vivid depiction of the black experience during one of the ugliest periods in American race relations."--Knoxville News Sentinel A dynamic and compulsive debut, Jam on the Vine chronicles the life of trailblazing African American woman journalist, Ivoe Williams, through the start of the twentieth century. In unflinching prose, we follow Ivoe and her family from the Deep South to the Midwest. Jam on the Vine is both an

Publisher: Grove Press
Publish Date: 2016-02


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