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A Sitting in St. James

May 31, 2022 | Young adult softcover
ISBN: 9780062367310
$15.99
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Description

Winner of the Boston Globe/Horn Book Award!

7 starred reviews! "Monumental." --Booklist (starred review) * "A marathon masterpiece."--Kirkus (starred review) * "Necessary."--SLJ (starred review) * "Shocking and dramatic."--Shelf Awareness (starred review) * "Mesmerizing, confounding and vividly rendered."--Book Page (starred review) * "Williams-Garcia's storytelling is magnificent; her voice honest and authentic."--Horn Book (starred review)

This astonishing novel from three-time National Book Award finalist Rita Williams-Garcia about the interwoven lives of those bound to a plantation in antebellum America is an epic masterwork--empathetic, brutal, and entirely human--and essential reading for both teens and adults grappling with the long history of American racism.

1860, Louisiana. After serving as mistress of Le Petit Cottage for more than six decades, Madame Sylvie Guilbert has decided, in spite of her family's objections, to sit for a portrait.

While Madame plots her last hurrah, stories that span generations--from the big house to out in the fields--of routine horrors, secrets buried as deep as the family fortune, and the tangled bonds of descendants and enslaved, come to light to reveal a true portrait of the Guilberts.


ISBN: 9780062367310
Format: Young adult softcover
Pages: 480
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published: 2022-05-31

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