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Mark her as different from the other slave children on the plantation Having been taken in as an infant by a free slave named Charles Josey has never known her mother who was murdered at her birthDeftly weaving together the stories of Josey and Naomi—who narrates the entire novel unable to leave her daughter alone in the land of the living— Grace is a sweeping intergenerational saga featuring a group of outcast women during one of the most compelling eras in American history

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Grace by Natashia DeLife on an Alabama plantation Striking out on her own she must leave behind her beloved Momma and sister Hazel and takes refuge in a Georgia brothel run by a freewheeling gun toting Jewish madam named Cynthia There amidst a revolving door of gamblers prostitutes and drunks Naomi falls into a star crossed love affair with a smooth talking white man named Jeremy who freuents the brothel’s dice tables all too oftenThe product of this union is Josey whose white skin and blonde hair

DOC ´ READER Grace by Natashia Deón ¹ Hardcover Ó NATASHIA DEóN Dirty Laundry Lit Deón is the recipient of a PEN America Emerging Voices Fellowship and has been awarded fellowships and residencies at Yale Bread Loaf Writer's Conference Prague's Creative Writing Program Dickinson House in Belgium and the Virginia Center for Creative Arts She has an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of California Riverside Palm Desert.

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  • Hannah Greendale

    DOC ´ READER Grace by Natashia Deón ¹ Hardcover Ó NATASHIA DEóN Grace by Natashia DeClick here to watch a video review of this book on my channel From Beginning to Bookend It is 1838 and Naomi is a slave girl living on a plantation in Faunsdale Alabama until a terrifying incident sends her running for her life She arrives in Georgia and finds shelter in a brothel where she falls for a white man The result of their secret love is Josey a baby girl of mixed blood with blonde ha


  • Cheri

    DOC ´ READER Grace by Natashia Deón ¹ Hardcover Ó NATASHIA DEóN Grace by Natashia De45 Stars “The peaceful valleyJust over the mountainThe peaceful valleyFew come to knowI may never get thereEver in this lifetimeBut sooner or laterIt's there I will goSooner or later” Up to the Mountain Patricia J Griffin This multigenerational family saga weaves back and forth through time and place between the stories of Naomi a slave girl who begins life on a plantation in Faunsdale Alabama and Josey Josephine beginning in the year 1838 through Conyers Georgia and Tallassee Alabama in the year 1850 Naomi seven years old and Hazel eleven on her last birthday are sisters but Naomi is a secret kept An early birth that has gone by without being added to the rolls of recorded births Inventory Naomi’s father was a tenant farmer Hazel’s father was the former Boss but it never affects their close bond they have their Momma and each other Ti


  • Elyse Walters

    DOC ´ READER Grace by Natashia Deón ¹ Hardcover Ó NATASHIA DEóN Grace by Natashia De“I AM DEADI died a nigga a long time ago Before you were born before your mother was born ‘fore your grandmother I was 17 Still am I reckon And everyone that was there that night is dead now too so it don’t matter that I was a niggaOr a slaveWhat matters is I had a daughter who had daughters and they had theirs Family I could’ve saved a whole lot of trouble by tellin ‘em th


  • Lori

    DOC ´ READER Grace by Natashia Deón ¹ Hardcover Ó NATASHIA DEóN Grace by Natashia DeNovels about slavery are never easy reads but they remind us of the strength and determination of the human spirit I adored so many of these characters and their stories will stay with me I was a lil worried with part of Naomi’s narra


  • Mainlinebooker

    DOC ´ READER Grace by Natashia Deón ¹ Hardcover Ó NATASHIA DEóN Grace by Natashia DeOh I wish there was a rating above 5Could I give this a 10? I loved lovedloved this book I have really enjoyed a lot of books recently but none that have pulled me in so deeplymade me care for the characters so intensely or riveted my soul to a story so powerfullyIt is so hard to believe that this is her debut novelGrace begins with a murder on an Alabama plantation I hate to say much because I don't want to give away any spoilers Suffice it to say that the story takes place over 30 years


  • Anna

    DOC ´ READER Grace by Natashia Deón ¹ Hardcover Ó NATASHIA DEóN Grace by Natashia DeThere's a blurb on the back of this novel from Rebecca Solnit that is absolutely appropriate for it People will compare this book to 'Twelve Years a Slave' 'Cold Mountain' and 'Beloved' and those are fair comparisons for the kind of time and place here and the evocation of the South 150 years ago But reading it I thought of murder ballads those songs of melancholy and injustice Natashia Deón's genius lies in part in writi


  • Andre

    DOC ´ READER Grace by Natashia Deón ¹ Hardcover Ó NATASHIA DEóN Grace by Natashia DeWow Powerfully rendered More to comeWow Wow Superbly written and emotionally jarring I can't say enough great things about this book It is a novel that is definitely worth reading The story is t


  • Jeanette

    DOC ´ READER Grace by Natashia Deón ¹ Hardcover Ó NATASHIA DEóN Grace by Natashia DeThis is 35 star The only reason I can't round it up was this For me I consistently was pulled out of the chronology of the story and narrator identity uestion to the point that I could not connote There was a section nearly exactly in the middle which became so confusing to me that after a reread I still couldn't place it and so soldiered on The beginning was stunning And car


  • Michelle

    DOC ´ READER Grace by Natashia Deón ¹ Hardcover Ó NATASHIA DEóN Grace by Natashia De “Justice is getting what you deserve And mercy is not getting the bad you deserve Grace is getting a good thing even when you don’t deserve it” Grace is an emotionally gripping novel Set in the antebellum South through the Civil War and the early days of emancipation it touches on the woman as captive Not just in the literal sense but in the figurative sense as well Though the novel focuses on the narrator Naomi and her daughter Cynthia the Jewish madam and Annie the abandoned wife of a plantation owner also have their own crosses to bear “We’re all born empty Got an empty place inside us that needs to be filled by something real And if you believe as I believe it’s the seat of God Love God is love But for these needy bodies almost anything will do” A poetic tribute with many rich layers of meaning Grace is narrated by the spirit of Naomi Using this literary device


  • Lisa

    DOC ´ READER Grace by Natashia Deón ¹ Hardcover Ó NATASHIA DEóN Grace by Natashia De Grace is about two strong women mother and daughter separated by time and place It is a gracefully written suspenseful novel about Naomi's life as a slave her escape her return as a ghost and her daughter Josie's life before and after the Emancipation Proclamation Deon's skillful writing makes the ghost narrator work I listened to the audiobook was which beautifully narrated