July 4, 2012

Recent Read: The Healing

This was a gorgeous tale from start to end. The Healing by Jonathan Odell is told from the point of view of Granda, a young house slave living in Mississippi. It's a coming of age tale, a rite of passage story that gripped me immediately. This is a book that I highly recommend. Simply beautiful.

"Compelling, tragic, comic, tender and mystical... Combines the historical significance of Kathryn Stockett's The Help with the wisdom of Toni Morrison's Beloved." —Minneapolis Star Tribune

No comments:

Post a Comment