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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Terrace Public Library.

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  • ISBN: 9780802149121 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 288 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Grove Press, [2020]

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"It's 1974 in the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma and fifteen-year-old Justine grows up in a family of tough, complicated, and loyal women, presided over by her mother, Lula, and Granny. After Justine's father abandoned the family, Lula became a devout member of the Holiness Church-a community that Justine at times finds stifling and terrifying. But she does her best as a devoted daughter, until an act of violence sends her on a different path forever. Crooked Hallelujah tells the stories of Justine-a mixed-blood Cherokee woman-and her daughter, Reney, as they move from Eastern Oklahoma's Indian Country in the hopes of starting a new, more stable life in Texas amid the oil bust of the 1980s. However, life in Texas isn't easy, and Reney feels unmoored from her family in Indian Country. Against the vivid backdrop of the Red River, we see their struggle to survive in a world-of unreliable men and near-Biblical natural forces like wildfires and tornadoes-intent on stripping away their connections to one another and their very ideas of home. In lush and empathic prose, Kelli Jo Ford depicts what this family of proud, stubborn women sacrifice for those they love, amid larger forces of history, religion, class, and culture. This is a big-hearted and ambitious novel-in-stories of the powerful bonds between mothers and daughters by an exquisite and rare new talent." -- provided by publisher.
Subject: Cherokee women > Fiction.
Indigenous peoples > Ficiton
Mothers and daughters > Fiction
Families > Fiction
Rape > Fiction
Abused wives > Fiction
Women > Abuse of > Fiction.
Cherokee Nation, Oklahoma > Fiction.
Texas > Fiction
Domestic fiction
Genre/Form: Domestic fiction.
Topic Heading: Indigenous.
First Nations.

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