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10 thoughts on “Red at the Bone

  1. says:

    Finally my soul landed on a poignant beautifully written emotional heart warming story When this year’s fiction books suffer from lack of creativity and mostly published by commercial success it is normal to fal

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    Red at the Bone landed heavily within me like a stone sinking in deep water and the thought of it still makes my heart racket strangely in my chest Now I'm snatching at things to say grasping for anything to make you want to read this book and sentence by sentence it all evades me I feel that with every word I put down I'm writing myself further from what I meant to sayRed at the Bone is on its face a novel that traces t

  3. says:

    To say that Jacueline Woodson is gifted story teller who writes beautifully almost feels like faint praise The

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    I loved it Loved everything about this book The gorgeous prose The way in just a relatively few pages Woodsen managed to flesh out her characters making them autentic people The themes explored Themes of mother daughter relationships teenage pregnant ambition fatherhood and sexual identity The many different emotions she manages to provoke

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    now I knew there were so many ways to get hung from a cross—a mother’s love for you morphing into something incomprehensible A dress ghos

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    I am a sucker for a short bookThis is not because I am lazy okay yes it's because I'm lazy I enjoy finishing a book per day and I also enjoy spending large portions of my day playing Animal Crossing and listening to podcast

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    This is a look at the effects of teenage pregnancy on two families one well off the other poor Told through shifting time periods and multiple perspectives of the parents grandparents and the child the writing itself is worthy of 5 stars I appreciated the themes as well as the push against stereotypes The author set out to do what she intended with this book but for me the story itself was good but not memorable It will be uickly forgotten

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    Jacueline Woodson's writes a profoundly lyrical inter generational black family drama its history of race class the trials and tribul

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    This story is raw with emotion A child who is turning 16 and having a coming of age party evokes the memories of her from h

  10. says:

    I just loved this This story is about two urban black families and shifts around in time and is told by the points of view of each of the five characters An unplanned teenage pregnancy and how their lives go forward for a young couple the daug

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To the music of Prince she wears a special custom made dress But the event is not without poignancy Sixteen years earlier that very dress was measured and sewn for a different wearer Melody's mother for her own ceremony a celebration that ultimately never took placeUnfurling the history of Melody's parents and grandparents to show how they all arrived at this moment Woodson considers not just their ambitions and successes but also the co now I knew there were so many ways to get hung from a cross a mother s love for you morphing into something incomprehensible A dress ghosted in another generation s dreams

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Moving forward and backward in time Jacueline Woodson's taut and powerful new novel uncovers the role that history and community have played in the experiences decisions and relationships of these families and in the life of the new childAs the book opens in 2001 it is the evening of sixteen year old Melody's coming of age ceremony in her grandparents' Brooklyn brownstone Watched lovingly by her relatives and friends making her entrance Finally my soul landed on a poignant beautifully written emotional heart warming story When this year s fiction books suffer from lack of creativity and mostly published by co

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Sts the tolls they've paid for striving to overcome expectations and escape the pull of history As it explores sexual desire and identity ambition gentrification education class and status and the life altering facts of parenthood Red at the Bone most strikingly looks at the ways in which young people must so often make long lasting decisions about their lives even before they have begun to figure out who they are and what they want to b Jacueline Woodson s writes a profoundly lyrical inter generational black family drama its history of race class the trials and tribulations of being alive of identity sexuality