An Eighth of August: A Novel
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An Eighth of August: A Novel

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From the author of the highly acclaimed Only Twice I’ve Wished for Heaven, a new novel about the strong ties and haunting memories that bind family and friends in a small town.
Narrated by a chorus of voices, An Eighth of August tells the story of a Midwestern community that celebrates the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation year after year. Celebrants from come near...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published May 14th 2002 by Anchor (first published October 17th 2000)
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