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The office of historical corrections : a novella and stories

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"The award-winning author of Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self brings her signature voice and insight to the subjects of race, grief, apology, and American history. Danielle Evans is widely acclaimed for her blisteringly smart voice and x-ray insights into the complex human relationships. With The Office of Historical Corrections, Evans zooms in on particular moments and relationships in her characters' lives in a way that allows them to speak to larger issues of race, culture, and history. She introduces us to Black and multi-racial characters who are experiencing the universal confusions of lust and love, and getting walloped by grief--all while exploring how history haunts us, personally and collectively. Ultimately, she provokes us to think about the truths of American history - about who gets to tell them, and the cost of setting the record straight. In "Boys Go to Jupiter" a white college student tries to reinvent herself after a photo of her in a confederate flag bikini goes viral. In "Richard of York Gave Battle in Vain" a photojournalist is forced to confront her own losses while attending an old friend's unexpectedly dramatic wedding. And in the eye-opening title novella, a black scholar from Washington DC is drawn into a complex historical mystery that spans generations and puts her job, her love life, and her oldest friendship at risk"--

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  • 0 of 19 copies available at Westchester Library System.

Current holds

9 current holds with 19 total copies.
Location Call Number /
Shelving Location
Barcode Status /
Due Date
Ossining Public Library FICTION (Text)
New Fiction
31021101890258
Checked out
12/14/2020
Ruth Keeler Memorial Library F EVANS (Text)
New Fiction
31020150809771
Checked out
01/26/2021
Rye Free Reading Room FICTION EVANS (Text)
New Fiction
31028153301860
In transit
-
Scarsdale Public Library FICTION EVANS (Text)
New Book
31029154374310
In transit
-
Somers Library FICTION EVANS (Text)
New Fiction
31031151832472
Checked out
01/19/2021
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The Field Library EVANS, D. (Text)
New Fiction
31022152255201
In transit
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Warner Library FICTION EVANS (Text)
New Fiction
31033152211516
Checked out
01/23/2021
White Plains Public Library FICTION (Text)
New Book
31544201066941
Checked out
01/27/2021
Yonkers Grinton I. Will Library FICTION (Text)
New Fiction
31035604038744
In transit
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