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Red at the Bone

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Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson
Sep 17, 2019 | 208 Pages
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    Sep 17, 2019 | 240 Minutes

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Praise for Red at the Bone:

Named one of the Most Anticipated Books of Fall by Parade, Town & Country, LitHub and The Millions
Red at the Bone is fall’s hottest novel.”—Town & Country 

“[A] remarkable and moving portrait of a family in a changing Brooklyn. . . There’s not a single unnecessary word.”—Refinery29 

Red at the Bone breaks down the ways in which parenthood changes people for both better and worse and what it means to find your true identity.”—Parade, Most Anticipated Books of Fall
“Slender miracle of a novel [that] performs a magic trick with time….Woodson skips back and forth between the decades so deftly that it feels like it all happens in a heartbeat.” – Family Circle

“[A]s teenage Melody takes part in a coming-of-age ceremony, the history of her New York family unfurls, and three generations of longing and ambition come into razor-sharp focus.”—Vanity Fair

“[W]ith every page, Red at the Bone envelops its reader within the luminous song of a masterful storyteller” – Read It Forward
“[Jacqueline Woodson’s] books combine unique details of her characters’ lives with the sounds, sights and especially music of their surroundings, creating stories that are both deeply personal and remarkably universal….this lyrical, lightly told coming-of-age story is bound to satisfy.”—BookPage
“Jacqueline Woodson is moving and shaking in both YA and adult literature realms. Her new adult novel brings together a clash of social classes via an unexpected pregnancy . . . Two words: can’t wait.”—The Millions, Most Anticipated 2019

“[A] beautifully imagined novel. . . Woodson’s nuanced voice evokes the complexities of race, class, religion, and sexuality in fluid prose and a series of telling details. This is a wise, powerful, and compassionate novel.” –Publishers Weekly, starred review

“Woodson famously nails the adolescent voice. But so, too, she burnishes all her characters’ perspectives. . . In Woodson, at the height of her powers, readers hear the blues: ‘beneath that joy, such a sadness.’”—Kirkus, starred review 

Praise for Jacqueline Woodson:

 ”Jacqueline Woodson has such an original vision, such a singular voice.” —Ann Patchett, New York Times bestselling author of Commonwealth  
“Woodson brings the reader so close to her young characters that you can smell the bubble gum on their breath and feel their lips as they brush against your ear.”— Tayari Jones, New York Times-bestselling author of An American Marriage

“Jacqueline Woodson is a master storyteller.” —Angela Flournoy, author of the National Book Award finalist The Turner House

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