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The twelve tribes of Hattie, Ayana Mathis

Label
The twelve tribes of Hattie
Title
The twelve tribes of Hattie
Statement of responsibility
Ayana Mathis
Title variation
12 tribes of Hattie
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1923, fifteen-year-old Hattie Shepherd flees Georgia and settles in Philadelphia, hoping for a chance at a better life. Instead, she marries a man who will bring her nothing but disappointment and watches helplessly as her firstborn twins succumb to an illness a few pennies could have prevented. Hattie gives birth to nine more children whom she raises with grit and mettle and not an ounce of the tenderness they crave. She vows to prepare them for the calamitous difficulty they are sure to face in their later lives, to meet a world that will not love them, a world that will not be kind. Captured here in twelve luminous narrative threads, their lives tell the story of a mother's monumental courage and the journey of a nation
Cataloging source
TEFBT
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Mathis, Ayana
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3613.A82847
LC item number
T76 2013b
Literary form
fiction
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  • African American women
  • African American families
  • African Americans
Label
The twelve tribes of Hattie, Ayana Mathis
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocn815975158
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st large print ed.
Extent
385 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780804121026
Isbn Type
(lg. print)
System control number
(OCoLC)815975158
Label
The twelve tribes of Hattie, Ayana Mathis
Publication
Control code
ocn815975158
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st large print ed.
Extent
385 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780804121026
Isbn Type
(lg. print)
System control number
(OCoLC)815975158

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