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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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Briarcliff Manor Public Library FICTION EVANS (Text)
New Fiction
31036150940838
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Chappaqua Library FICTION EVANS (Text)
New Fiction
31005500428489
Checked out
12/08/2020
Croton Free Library FICTION/EVANS (Text)
New Fiction
31006151810066
On holds shelf
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Larchmont Public Library ACQ98396 (Text)
On Order
ACQ98396
On order
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Mamaroneck Public Library District FICTION (Text)
New Book
31015152584299
In transit
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Mount Pleasant Public Library FIC EVANS (Text)
New Book
31024153740108
Checked out
12/07/2020
New Rochelle Public Library SS EVANS (Text)
New Fiction
31019156576756
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Ossining Public Library FICTION (Text)
New Fiction
31021101890258
Checked out
12/14/2020
Rye Free Reading Room FICTION EVANS (Text)
New Fiction
31028153301860
Checked out
12/07/2020
Scarsdale Public Library ACQ100078 (Text)
On Order
ACQ100078
On order
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