Damballah (Homewood Trilogy)
- Author:John Edgar Wideman
- Publisher:Mariner Books
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- Seller:Karen Watkins
- Sales Rank:867,157
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Number Of Items:1
- Shipping Weight (lbs):0.5
- Dimensions (in):8.5 x 5.5 x 0.5
- Publication Date:July 6, 1998
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- ISBN13: 9780395897973
- Condition: New
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This collection of interrelated stories spans the history of Homewood, a Pittsburgh community founded by a runaway slave. With stunning lyricism, Wideman sings of "dead children in garbage cans, of gospel and basketball, of lost gods and dead fathers" (John Leonard). It is a celebration of people who, in the face of crisis, uphold one another--with grace, courage, and dignity.
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