Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Me Dying Trial by Patricia Powell

Set in Jamaica, Me Dying Trial is Patricia Powell's masterful debut novel. Gwennie Augusta Glaspole, a schoolteacher, is trapped in an unhappy marriage and quickly saddled with six children. Resisting cultural expectations of playing dutiful wife and mother, Gwennie struggles in a loveless, often abusive, relationship, eventually relocating to America. Dealing with issues of religion, sexuality, immigration, domestic violence, and gender inequality, this is a remarkable first novel.

Buy Me Dying Trial by Patricia Powell from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780807083659
ISBN-10: 0807083658
Format: Paperback
Pages: 208
Imprint: Beacon Press
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publish Date: 19-Nov-2003
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions - Me Dying Trial by Patricia Powell

Book Reviews - Me Dying Trial by Patricia Powell

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Me Dying Trial book by Patricia Powell and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Patricia Powell

Patricia Powell is the author of A Small Gathering of Bones, The Pagoda and a forthcoming novel, The Good Life. Her awards include the Bruce Rossley Literary Award, the Ferro-Grumley Award for Fiction, and the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Writers' Award. Powell has taught creative writing at Harvard University, Wellesley College, and the University of Massachusetts, Boston. Currently she is Martin Luther King Visiting Professor at MIT. Powell lives in Watertown, Massachusetts.

Books By Patricia Powell

Small Gathering of Bones by Patricia Powell
Paperback, November 2003
$16.19