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In the Country of Women

A Memoir

by Susan Straight

Hardcover, 363 pages, Pgw, List Price: $26 |


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A Memoir
Susan Straight

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The award-winning author of Highwire Moon presents a narrative social history and tribute to the indomitable women ancestors of husband Dwayne Sims' family, whose resilient spirits were shaped by slavery, Jim Crow racism and abusive relationships.