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  • 6 of 7 copies available at SC LENDS.
  • 0 of 0 copies available at Kershaw County Library System.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Anderson - Anderson Main Library F McLarin, Kim (Text) 25596008 Adult Fiction Available -
Anderson - Pendleton Branch F McLarin, Kim (Text) 25596016 Adult Fiction Available -
Beaufort - Bluffton Branch FIC MCL (Text) 0530003318025 Adult Fiction Collection Available -
Calhoun - Main Library F MCL (Text) 30102100311420 Adult Fiction Available -
Florence - Main Library McLarin (Text) 33172003898390 Adult Fiction Available -
Florence - Timmonsville Branch McLarin (Text) 33172003890058 Adult Fiction Available -
Lancaster - Lancaster Branch FIC MCLARIN (Text) 30553101842104 Adult Fiction Storage -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0060528494
  • Physical Description: 306 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : William Morrow, [2006]

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Grace Jefferson is an educated and accomplished modern woman, a child of the Civil Rights dream, and she knows it. But after a series of rattling personal transitions, she finds herself in a new house in a new city and in a new career for which she feels dangerously unsuited: a stay-at-home mom. Caught between the only two models of mothering she has ever known--a sharecropping grandmother who abandoned her children to save herself and a mother who sacrificed all to save her kids--Grace struggles to embrace her new role, hoping to find a middle ground. But as the days pass and the pressures mount, Grace catches herself in small acts of abandonment--speeding up on neighborhood walks, closing doors with the children on one side and her on the other--that she fears may foretell a future she is powerless to prevent. Or perhaps one she secretly seeks.--From publisher description.
Subject: African American women > Fiction.
Mothers and daughters > Fiction.
Race relations > Fiction.
Identity (Psychology) > Fiction.
Topic Heading: Opening day collection Pendleton
Summary: Grace Jefferson is an educated and accomplished modern woman, a child of the Civil Rights dream, and she knows it. But after a series of rattling personal transitions, she finds herself in a new house in a new city and in a new career for which she feels dangerously unsuited: a stay-at-home mom. Caught between the only two models of mothering she has ever known--a sharecropping grandmother who abandoned her children to save herself and a mother who sacrificed all to save her kids--Grace struggles to embrace her new role, hoping to find a middle ground. But as the days pass and the pressures mount, Grace catches herself in small acts of abandonment--speeding up on neighborhood walks, closing doors with the children on one side and her on the other--that she fears may foretell a future she is powerless to prevent. Or perhaps one she secretly seeks.--From publisher description.
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