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The care and feeding of ravenously hungry girls / Anissa Gray.

By: Gray, Anissa [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2019Copyright date: �2019Edition: Large print edition.Description: 453 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781432861520; 1432861522.Subject(s): Mothers and daughters -- Fiction | African Americans -- Fiction | African American families -- Fiction | Large type books | FICTION / Contemporary Women | FICTION / African American / General | FICTION / Family Life | African American families | African Americans | Large type books | Mothers and daughters | Mothers and daughters -- Fiction | African Americans -- Fiction | African American families -- Fiction | Large type booksGenre/Form: Large type books. | Large type books. | Fiction.DDC classification: 813/.6 Other classification: FIC044000 | FIC049000 | FIC045000 Summary: "The Mothers meets An American Marriage in this dazzling debut novel about mothers and daughters, identity and family, and how the relationships that sustain you can also be the ones that consume you. The Butler family has had their share of trials. As sisters, Althea, Viola, and Lillian can attest. But nothing prepared them for the literal trial that will upend their lives. Althea, the eldest sister and substitute matriarch, is a force to be reckoned with and her younger sisters have alternately appreciated and chafed at her strong will. They are as stunned as the rest of the small community when she and her husband Proctor are arrested, and in a heartbeat the family goes from one of the most respected in town to utter disgrace. The worst part is, not even her sisters are sure exactly what happened. As Althea awaits her fate, Lillian and Viola must come together in the house they grew up in to care for their sisters teenage daughters. What unfolds is a stunning portrait of the heart and core of an American family in a story that is as page-turning as it is important. "-- Provided by publisher.Summary: Althea, the eldest sister and substitute matriarch of the Butler family, is a force to be reckoned with and her younger sisters have alternately appreciated and chafed at her strong will. They are as stunned as the rest of the small community when she and her husband Proctor are arrested, and the family goes from one of the most respected in town to utter disgrace. The worst part is, not even her sisters are sure exactly what happened. As Althea awaits her fate, Lillian and Viola must come together in the house they grew up in to care for their sister's teenage daughters. -- adapted from back cover
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"The Mothers meets An American Marriage in this dazzling debut novel about mothers and daughters, identity and family, and how the relationships that sustain you can also be the ones that consume you. The Butler family has had their share of trials. As sisters, Althea, Viola, and Lillian can attest. But nothing prepared them for the literal trial that will upend their lives. Althea, the eldest sister and substitute matriarch, is a force to be reckoned with and her younger sisters have alternately appreciated and chafed at her strong will. They are as stunned as the rest of the small community when she and her husband Proctor are arrested, and in a heartbeat the family goes from one of the most respected in town to utter disgrace. The worst part is, not even her sisters are sure exactly what happened. As Althea awaits her fate, Lillian and Viola must come together in the house they grew up in to care for their sisters teenage daughters. What unfolds is a stunning portrait of the heart and core of an American family in a story that is as page-turning as it is important. "-- Provided by publisher.

Althea, the eldest sister and substitute matriarch of the Butler family, is a force to be reckoned with and her younger sisters have alternately appreciated and chafed at her strong will. They are as stunned as the rest of the small community when she and her husband Proctor are arrested, and the family goes from one of the most respected in town to utter disgrace. The worst part is, not even her sisters are sure exactly what happened. As Althea awaits her fate, Lillian and Viola must come together in the house they grew up in to care for their sister's teenage daughters. -- adapted from back cover

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