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The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store

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"In 1972, when workers in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, were digging the foundations for a new development, the last thing they expected to find was a skeleton at the bottom of a well. Who the skeleton was and how it got there were two of the long-held secrets kept by the residents of Chicken Hill, the dilapidated neighborhood where immigrant Jews and African Americans lived side by side and shared ambitions and sorrows. Chicken Hill was where Moshe and Chona Ludlow lived when Moshe integrated his theater and where Chona ran the Heaven & Earth Grocery Store. When the state came looking for a deaf boy to institutionalize him, it was Chona and Nate Timblin, the Black janitor at Moshe's theater and the unofficial leader of the Black community on Chicken Hill, who worked together to keep the boy safe. As these characters' stories overlap and deepen, it becomes clear how much the people who live on the margins of white, Christian America struggle and what they must do to survive. When the truth is finally revealed about what happened on Chicken Hill and the part the town's white establishment played in it, McBride shows us that even in dark times, it is love and community--heaven and earth--that sustain us"--

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  • 3 of 193 copies available at Westchester Library System.
  • 0 of 11 copies available at Yonkers Public Library System. (Show)

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120 current holds with 193 total copies.

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Yonkers Riverfront Library FIC Mcbride (Text)
New Fiction
31035700066227
On holds shelf
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Ardsley Public Library FICTION MCBRIDE (Text)
New Fiction
31000151325266
Checked out
06/03/2024
Ardsley Public Library FICTION MCBRIDE (Text)
New Fiction
31000151331090
On holds shelf
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Bedford Free Library FIC MCB (Text)
New Book
31002150889326
Checked out
06/14/2024
Bedford Hills Free Library MCBRIDE (Text)
New Book
31003151490767
Checked out
06/13/2024
Briarcliff Manor Public Library FICTION McBRIDE (Text)
New Fiction
31036151011530
On holds shelf
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Briarcliff Manor Public Library FICTION MCBRIDE (Text)
Express Item
31036151013098
Checked out
06/27/2024
Briarcliff Manor Public Library FICTION MCBRIDE (Text)
New Fiction
31036151018642
In transit
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Bronxville Public Library FICTION McBRIDE (Text)
Fiction
31004151903296
On holds shelf
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Bronxville Public Library FICTION McBRIDE (Text)
New Fiction
31004151910093
On holds shelf
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