The "New York Times" bestseller and Oprah's Book Club Pick--the unique and deeply moving epic of four generations of African-American women based on one family's ancestral past.
This saga of four generations of strong African-American women begins in 1834 on a Louisiana plantation and ends a hundred years later. The author was a successful executive who quit her job to research the history of her own family--which she has incorporated into this stirring tale.
Genre: Fiction + Literature Themes, Fiction + Literature Genres
Subgenre: Literary, Peoples + Cultures, Family + Friendship, Literary Genres + Types of Novels, Legal + Courtroom + Crime, Society + Social Issues, Types of Characters