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  • ISBN: 9780060930585
  • ISBN10: 0060930586

Moaner's Bench

by HILL

  • List Price: $14.00
  • Edition: 98
  • Publisher: 86,HARP
  • Publish date: 12/01/1999
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Sun Hughes, the youngest child of a middle-class family, must learn to deal with life's harsh realities when the Depression reverses his family's fortunes. Sent to live with his Uncle Pet, a proud and zealous Baptist determined to bring religion to his nephew, Sun grows up--and grows wise--as the world his Mama and Papa kept at a distance slowly comes into focus in stark black and white. The powerful metaphor of the moaner's bench--where sinners kneel in church while waiting for the Spirit to strike them into repentance--infuses this often heartbreaking, often hilarious novel of innocence lost. Lyrically written, with a sly sense of humor, "The Moaner's Bench is ultimately a story of healing-healing within oneself, healing between oneself and another, and healing within a nation.
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8vo. 371 pp.; cover lightly worn; internally clean.
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