How the One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House: A Novel

byCherie JonesRead byDanielle Vitalis

January 5, 2021|
How the One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House: A Novel by Cherie Jones
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A debut novel in the tradition of Zadie Smith and Marlon James, from a brilliant Caribbean writer, set in Barbados, about four people each desperate to escape their legacy of violence in a so-called "paradise."

In Baxter Beach, Barbados, moneyed ex-pats clash with the locals who often end up serving them: braiding their hair, minding their children, and selling them drugs. Lala lives on the beach with her husband, Adan, a petty criminal with endless charisma whose thwarted burglary of one of the Baxter Beach mansions sets off a chain of events with terrible consequences. A gunshot no one was meant to witness. A new mother whose baby is found lifeless on the beach. A woman torn between two worlds and incapacitated by grief. And two men driven by desperation and greed who attempt a crime that will risk their freedom -- and their lives.

Title:How the One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House: A Novel
Format:Audio Book (CD)
Product dimensions:5.7 X 5.2 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:5.7 X 5.2 X 1 in
Published:January 5, 2021
Publisher:Hachette Book Group
Language:English
ISBN - 13:9781549107825

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