- Published: New York : Bloomsbury USA, 2011.
- Year Published: 2011
- Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
- Description: 261 p. ; 22 cm.
- Language: English
- Format: Book
- African American children -- Fiction.
- African American teenage girls -- Fiction.
- Brothers and sisters -- Fiction.
- Motherless families -- Fiction.
- African American families -- Fiction. -- Mississippi
- Rural poor -- Fiction. -- Mississippi
- Hurricane Katrina, 2005 -- Fiction.
- Gulf Coast (Miss.) -- Fiction.
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Call number: Fiction
Available Copies: Downtown 1st Floor, Downtown Storage Adult, Pittsfield Adult
Enduring a hardscrabble existence as the children of alcoholic and absent parents, four siblings from a coastal Mississippi town prepare their meager stores for the arrival of Hurricane Katrina while struggling with such challenges as a teen pregnancy and a dying litter of prize pups.
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