Let us descend : a novel
(Book, Book - Express)

Book Cover
Average Rating
Published
New York : Scribner, 2023.
Format
Book, Book - Express
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
ISBN
9781982104498, 198210449X
Physical Desc
305 pages ; 22 cm

Description

Loading Description...

Copies

LocationFormatCall NumberStatusDue Date
Falmouth - Main Library - NewBook - ExpressEXPRESS WardChecked Out June 28, 2024
Falmouth - Main Library - AdultBookFICTION Ward, J. LetOn Shelf
Falmouth - East Branch - NewBookFICTION Ward, J. LetOn Shelf
LocationFormatCall NumberStatusDue Date
Mashpee Public Library - NewBook - ExpressEXPRESS FICTION WARChecked Out May 14, 2024
Vineyard Haven Public Library - NewBook - ExpressEXPRESS FICTION WARDOn Shelf
West Tisbury Free Public Library - NewBook - ExpressEXPRESS FICTION WARChecked Out June 8, 2024
Aquinnah Public Library - AdultBookFICTION WAROn Shelf
Barnstable Sturgis Library - AdultBookFICTION WAROn Shelf
Show All Copies

More Like This

Loading more titles like this title...

Syndetics Unbound

Other Editions and Formats

More Details

Published
New York : Scribner, 2023.
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Language
English
ISBN
9781982104498, 198210449X

Notes

Description
"Let Us Descend is a reimagining of American slavery, as beautifully rendered as it is heart-wrenching. Searching, harrowing, replete with transcendent love, the novel is a journey from the rice fields of the Carolinas to the slave markets of New Orleans and into the fearsome heart of a Louisiana sugar plantation. Annis, sold south by the white enslaver who fathered her, is the reader's guide through this hellscape. As she struggles through the miles-long march, Annis turns inward, seeking comfort from memories of her mother and stories of her African warrior grandmother. Throughout, she opens herself to a world beyond this world, one teeming with spirits: of earth and water, of myth and history; spirits who nurture and give, and those who manipulate and take. While Ward leads readers through the descent, this, her fourth novel, is ultimately a story of rebirth and reclamation." -- provided by publisher.

Reviews from GoodReads

Loading GoodReads Reviews.

Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Ward, J. (2023). Let us descend: a novel (First Scribner hardcover edition.). Scribner.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Ward, Jesmyn. 2023. Let Us Descend: A Novel. Scribner.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Ward, Jesmyn. Let Us Descend: A Novel Scribner, 2023.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Ward, Jesmyn. Let Us Descend: A Novel First Scribner hardcover edition., Scribner, 2023.

Note! Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy. Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021.

Staff View

Loading Staff View.