This House Is Not for Sale

This House Is Not for Sale

Book - 2015
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"Brings to life an African neighborhood and one remarkable house, seen through the eyes of a young member of the household"--Jacket flap.
Publisher: New York, New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2015]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780061990885
Characteristics: 182 pages ; 22 cm


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Oct 15, 2015

If you have ancestors who grew up in the rural South and were fortunate enough to hear their stories as a child, the tenor of this book might remind you alot of those stories. It sure did for me. Fantastic read, and a little bit off the 'modern' grid while still giving off the vibe of being written in the year 2015 (which it was)

Feb 27, 2015

This book explores one African neighborhood via the owner and inhabitants of one house. The novel begins with the house's origin story and ends with its demise. In between the two events, the reader meets various characters and learns a lot about African beliefs and attitudes. An interesting read.


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