Some People, Some Other Place
By (author) J California Cooper
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Some People, Some Other Place by J California Cooper
Book DescriptionFor generations Eula Too's family has been making a journey North, year after year, step by painful step; and she's determined to be the one to make it all the way to Chicago. In and out of school, taking care of her fourteen brothers and sisters, she can see no way out. But when a new family burden threatens to overwhelm her, she at last leaves for the city, only to find that her life gets even tougher. Ranging from the Deep South at the turn of the century, to a diverse contemporary town filled with people striving for a better life, "Some People, Some Other Place" is J. California Cooper at her irresistible, surprising best.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780385496834
Paperback / softback
(204mm x 133mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Bantam Doubleday Dell
Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author J California Cooper
Life Is Short But Wide, Paperback / softback (April 2010)
In language both spare and direct yet wondrously lyrical, "Life Is Short But Wide" is an irresistible story of family that proves one is never too old to chase dreams. Cooper's stories reveal a meticulous attention to the nuances of African-American life--"San Francisco Chronicle."
Wild Stars Seeking Midnight Suns, Paperback / softback (April 2007)» View all books by J California Cooper
With her irresistible storytelling voice, a celebrated author presents this marvelously satisfying suite of stories exploring the universal themes of love, hope, home, and family.
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Author Biography - J California Cooper
J. California Cooper is the author of the novels "Family "and "The Wake of the Wind "and of seven collections of short stories, including "Homemade Love," winner of the 1989 American Book Award. Among her numerous awards are the James Baldwin Writing Award and the Literary Lion Award from the American Library Association. She has one daughter and lives in Portland, Oregon.
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