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Description - Cinder by Albert French

This title is set in Banes, Mississippi, 1938. The Catfish creek separates the Patch from the town, black from white. These worlds and their prejudices are hauntingly evoked in the rich accents of the American South. Cinder is a woman who belongs to neither, her beauty marking her out as different. Time passes slowly, and the inhabitants of Banes follow the same daily rhythm as they have done for years. Shorty sweeps up in Mister Macky's store, then drinks his wages at LeRoy's bar, men sit spitting outside the Rosey Gray, old people watch the world go by from their porches. But one quiet Sunday morning, when the bombs are dropped on Pearl Harbor, change comes to this small Mississippi town. Spanning four years, "Cinder" is the follow-up to Albert French's outstanding novel, "Billy". It is at once the story of a woman whose life has been torn apart by tragedy, and the portrait of a town divided. It is about loss, community, history and the ties that bind.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780436204678
ISBN-10: 0436204673
Format: Paperback
(215mm x 135mm x 19mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Harvill Secker
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 5-Apr-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Albert French

Albert French served four years in the Marines as an infantryman and was wounded in Vietnam. After the service, he taught himself photography and worked as a state medical photographer and photojournalist. He has written three novels, Billy, Holly and I Can't Wait on God, and a memoir, Patches of Fire.

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