A Visitation of Spirits – Kenan, Randall

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ISBN: 0802111181

Title: A Visitation of Spirits

Author: Kenan, Randall

Binding: Hardcover

Publisher: Grove Press, New York

Publication Date: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Book Condition: NF
D-j Condition: VG

Comments: D-j has shelf wear. Glue residue on FFEP.


Synopsis:
Randall Kenan’s daring and innovative first novel weaves a vivid and horrific tale through the generations of a black Southern family.

Sixteen-year old Horace Cross is plagued by issues that hover in his impressionable spirit and take shape in his mind as loathsome demons, culminating in one night of horrible and tragic transformation. In the face of Horace’s fate, his cousin Reverend James “Jimmy” Green questions the values of a community that nourishes a boy, places their hopes for salvation on him, only to deny him his destiny.

Told in a montage of voices and memories, A Visitation of the Spirits just how richly populated a family’s present is with the spirits of the past and the future.

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ISBN: 0802111181

Title: A Visitation of Spirits

Author: Kenan, Randall

Binding: Hardcover

Publisher: Grove Press, New York

Publication Date: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Book Condition: NF
D-j Condition: VG

Comments: D-j has shelf wear. Glue residue on FFEP.


Synopsis:
Randall Kenan’s daring and innovative first novel weaves a vivid and horrific tale through the generations of a black Southern family.

Sixteen-year old Horace Cross is plagued by issues that hover in his impressionable spirit and take shape in his mind as loathsome demons, culminating in one night of horrible and tragic transformation. In the face of Horace’s fate, his cousin Reverend James “Jimmy” Green questions the values of a community that nourishes a boy, places their hopes for salvation on him, only to deny him his destiny.

Told in a montage of voices and memories, A Visitation of the Spirits just how richly populated a family’s present is with the spirits of the past and the future.

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