The Wake of the Wind

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Product Details
Price
$15.95  $14.83
Publisher
Anchor Books
Publish Date
Pages
384
Dimensions
5.1 X 7.9 X 0.9 inches | 0.7 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780385487054

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About the Author
J. California Cooper is the author of the novels Family and In Search of Satisfaction and five collections of short stories, including Homemade Love, winner of the 1989 American Book Award, and Some Love, Some Pain, Sometime. She is also the author of severnteen plays and has been honored as Black Playwright of the Year (1978), received the James Baldwin Writing Award (1988), and the Literary Lion Award from the American Librarby Association (1988). She lives in Gualala, California.
Reviews
"A vivid picture of struggle and survival."
--Fort Worth Star-Telegram

"Rendered with compassion and beautiful simplicity."
--The Washington Post Book World

"Heartwarming....Cooper knows the cadences of folktale well."
--Chicago Tribune

"[A] provocative and at times painful family portrait....It should be required reading."
--Detroit Free Press