Sing, Unburied, Sing (Paperback)

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This book was one of my most anticipated for 2017, and it still managed to out do my expectations. I cannot stop thinking about these characters; it feels like they're haunting me the way some of them haunt each other. Jesmyn Ward is truly a writer at the top of her game, and Jojo and Leonie, along with the rest of their family, are so compelling they now feel like my own relatives. As they make the trek to bring Michael back from prison, through Mississippi and back, there is so much tension, so much pain, and so much love, it feels as though you're right there in the car. I can already tell this book is going to stay with me.

— Abby

September 2017 Indie Next List

“Sing, Unburied, Sing is a dark and gorgeous song of love and heartbreak, haunting and tragic and disorienting in its timelessness. The Deepwater Horizon oil spill anchors Ward's tale to Mississippi today, which is almost indistinguishable from its notorious yesterday, a present and past (ironically) made more alive in the novel by ghosts and where everyone suffers from the cancers of buried sins. On Jojo's 13th birthday, while Mam is dying and Pop struggles to keep everyone safe, Leonie plans a road trip to the prison to pick up Michael, Jojo and baby Kayla's father. It's The Odyssey meets the Delta blues meets William Faulkner and Toni Morrison and some ineffable something that is Jesmyn Ward's own magic.”
— Sara Hinckley (E), Hudson Booksellers, Marietta, GA

Product Details
ISBN: 9789571383408
ISBN-10: 9571383406
Publisher: Shi Bao Chu Ban
Publication Date: September 1st, 2020
Language: Chinese