Water Street by Crystal WilkinsonWater Street by Crystal Wilkinson

Water Street

byCrystal Wilkinson

Paperback | June 24, 2011

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On Water Street, every person has at least two stories to tell. One story that the light of day shines on and the other that lives only in the pitch black of night, the kind of story that a person carries beneath their breastbones for safekeeping. Water Street examines the secret lives of neighbors and friends who live on Water Street in a small town in Kentucky. Assured and intimate, Wilkinson weaves us in and out of the lives of Water Street's inhabitants, dealing with love, loss, truth and tragedy, as the narration switches from person to person and their remarkable, varied and authentic voices are revealed under Wilkinson's sure hand. This is a superb, cohesive work which marks Ms. Wilkinson's evolution as a gifted observer and writer.
A self-described Black, country girl, Crystal E. Wilkinson grew up in rural Kentucky. She serves as the assistant director of the Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning in Lexington, Kentucky. She is a charter member of the Affrilachian Poets, a group of performing African-American poets from the South, and serves as chair of the cr...
Title:Water StreetFormat:PaperbackDimensions:190 pages, 8.3 × 5.5 × 0.5 inPublished:June 24, 2011Publisher:AmazonEncoreLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1612181112

ISBN - 13:9781612181110

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