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Author Sexton, Margaret Wilkerson, author.

Title A kind of freedom : a novel / Margaret Wilkerson Sexton.

Imprint Berkeley, California : Counterpoint, [2017]


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Description 1 online resource (230 pages)
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Summary Evelyn is a Creole woman who comes of age in New Orleans at the height of World War II. Her family inhabits the upper echelon of Black society, and when she falls for no-account Renard, she is forced to choose between her life of privilege and the man she loves. In 1982, Evelyn's daughter, Jackie, is a frazzled single mother grappling with her absent husband's drug addiction. Just as she comes to terms with his abandoning the family, he returns, ready to resume their old life. Jackie must decide if the promise of her husband is worth the near certainty he'll leave again. Jackie's son, T.C., loves the creative process of growing marijuana more than the weed itself. He was a square before Hurricane Katrina, but the New Orleans he knew didn't survive the storm. Fresh out of a four-month stint for drug charges, T.C. decides to start over-until an old friend convinces him to stake his new beginning on one last deal. For Evelyn, Jim Crow is an ongoing reality, and in its wake new threa.
Subject African American families -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Fiction.
New Orleans (La.) -- Fiction.
Creoles -- Fiction.
Single mothers -- Fiction.
Marijuana -- Growth -- Fiction.
African American families. (OCoLC)fst00799152
African Americans. (OCoLC)fst00799558
Creoles. (OCoLC)fst00882825
Single mothers. (OCoLC)fst01119370
Louisiana -- New Orleans. (OCoLC)fst01204311
Historical Fiction.
African Americans -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Domestic fiction. (OCoLC)fst01726589
Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Domestic fiction.
ISBN 1640090029 (electronic bk.)
9781640090026 (electronic bk.)
Music No. MWT11901756
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