"There There," by Tommy Orange

One of the Best Books of the Year:  The Washington Post, NPR, Time, O, The Oprah Magazine, San Francisco Chronicle, Entertainment Weekly, The Boston Globe, GQ, The Dallas Morning News, Buzzfeed, Bookpage, Publishers Weekly, Library Journal, Kirkus Reviews.

A relentlessly paced multigeneraltional story about violence, recovery, memory and identity, and the beauty and despair woven into the history of a nation and its people.  It tells the story of twelve characters, each of whom have private reasons for traveling to the Big Oakland Powwor.  There will be glorious communion, and a spectacle of sacred tradition and pageantry.  And there will be sacrifice, and heroism, and unspeakable loss.

 

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