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Getting Mother's Body - A Novel

Suzan-Lori Parks

Pulitzer Prize winner Suzan-Lori Parks's wildly original debut novel, Getting Mother's Body, follows pregnant, unmarried Billy Beede and her down-and-out family in 1960s Texas as they search for the storied jewels buried-or were they?-with Billy's fast-running, six-years-dead mother, Willa Mae. Getting Mother's Body is a true spiritual successor to the work of writers such as Zora Neale Hurston and Alice Walker-but when it comes to bringing hard-luck characters to ingenious, uproarious life, Suzan-Lori Parks shares the stage with no one. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Pulitzer Prize winner Suzan-Lori Parks's wildly original debut novel, Getting Mother's Body, follows pregnant, unmarried Billy Beede and her down-and-out family in 1960s Texas as they search for the storied jewels buried-or were they?-with Billy's fast-running, six-years-dead mother, Willa Mae. Getting Mother's Body is a true spiritual successor to the work of writers such as Zora Neale Hurston and Alice Walker-but when it comes to bringing hard-luck characters to ingenious, uproarious life, Suzan-Lori Parks shares the stage with no one. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

Pulitzer Prize winner Suzan-Lori Parks's wildly original debut novel, Getting Mother's Body, follows pregnant, unmarried Billy Beede and her down-and-out family in 1960s Texas as they search for the storied jewels buried-or were they?-with Billy's fast-running, six-years-dead mother, Willa Mae. Getting Mother's Body is a true spiritual successor to the work of writers such as Zora Neale Hurston and Alice Walker-but when it comes to bringing hard-luck characters to ingenious, uproarious life, Suzan-Lori Parks shares the stage with no one. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Language:

English

Length:

7h 32m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

07:04


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

07:42


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

02:47


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

09:54


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

03:04


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

11:37


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

07:10


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

03:20


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

02:51


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

07:40


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

05:33


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

06:18


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

02:53


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

10:37


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

11:45


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

07:57


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

09:03


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

01:47


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

06:29


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

07:01


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

03:23


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

04:52


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

07:36


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

02:02


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

10:59


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

01:55


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

08:07


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

07:19


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

09:33


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

04:50


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

14:45


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

04:49


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

04:21


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

05:18


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

04:22


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

01:58


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

08:31


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

07:49


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

04:56


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

02:57


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

08:52


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

09:02


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

05:41


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

01:45


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

06:51


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

05:58


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

09:13


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

07:10


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

01:51


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

01:58


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

09:20


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

04:04


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

01:08


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

06:54


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

02:59


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

00:11


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

06:16


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

03:18


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

09:14


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

03:41


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

04:44


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

06:01


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

07:37


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

04:19


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

01:05


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

05:08


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

04:41


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

01:45


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

03:47


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

06:27


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

06:18


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

07:03


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

03:10


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

07:11


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

04:55


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

01:57


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

10:02


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

02:16


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

05:40