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lyric paean to black women through the centuries.” —Kirkus Reviews

“A striking debut novel. This intergenerational saga of African American women is remarkable for its narrative approach . . . Gurley-Highgate’s use of poetic language, pace and rhythm engages the reader on a deeply spiritual level.” —Black Issues Book Review

“Gurley-Highgate writes with a crisp, unsentimental style and captures regional cadences as succinctly as the poetry of the inner self.” —Baltimore Sun

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