River, Cross My Heart

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Product Details

Price
$19.99
Publisher
Back Bay Books
Publish Date
Pages
256
Dimensions
5.5 X 8.36 X 0.69 inches | 0.52 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780316899987

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About the Author

Breena Clarke grew up in Washington, DC, and was educated at Webster College and Howard University. She is the author of two widely praised novels, River, Cross My Heart, which was a selection of Oprah's Book Club, and Stand the Storm. She lives in Jersey City, New Jersey.

Reviews

"A compelling novel...Clarke brings to life a whole neighborhood of vivid personalities."--USA Today
"A sweet read...sweet like homemade ice cream from a hand-cranked machine, and just as rich."--Holly Bass, Washington Post Book World
"A genuine masterpiece...full of grace and beauty and profound insights...It bears traces of Eudora Welty's charm and Toni Morrison's passion."--Michael Shelden, Baltimore Sun
"A warm, graceful first novel...with a host of well-drawn and appealing characters...Clarke brings an affectionate eye and beautifully restrained prose to her fictional archaeology."--John Perry, San Francisco Chronicle
"Seldom do I find a novel that I can recommend to everyone...I'm delighted to say that River, Cross My Heart fills the bill."--Sandra Scofield, Chicago Tribune