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8 edition of Ghosts in the family found in the catalog.

Ghosts in the family

by Marilyn Sachs

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  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Dutton Children"s Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fathers and daughters -- Fiction.,
  • Family problems -- Fiction.,
  • Aunts -- Fiction.,
  • Mexican Americans -- Fiction.

  • About the Edition

    Eleven-year-old Gabriela learns some unpleasant truths about her often-absent father and his relationship with her and her Mexican mother.

    Edition Notes

    StatementMarilyn Sachs.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.S1187 Gh 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination165 p. ;
    Number of Pages165
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1111195M
    ISBN 100525454217
    LC Control Number94036992
    OCLC/WorldCa31407886

    "These Ghosts are Family centers on Abel and Vera Paisley are a working-class Jamaican couple, striving to build a better life for their children. Abel travels to London in the early s in search of fortune. Instead, he sees an opportunity to escape the drudgery of his life by faking his death and assuming a new identity. These Ghosts Are Family explores the ways each character wrestles with their ghosts and struggles to forge independent identities outside of the family and their trauma. The result is an engrossing portrait of a family and individuals caught in the sweep of history, slavery, migration, and the more personal dramas of infidelity, lost love, and Author: Maisy Card.

      These Ghosts Are Family A Novel (Book): Card, Maisy: "Centers on Abel and Vera Paisley, a working-class Jamaican couple striving to build a better life for their children. Abel travels to London in the early s in search of fortune. Instead, he sees an opportunity to escape the drudgery of his life by faking his death and assuming a new identity. These Ghosts are Family is a spellbinding, beautifully written story about the way generational trauma can harm, form or save a person – and how the ghosts of the past always loom over one’s shoulder.. Stanford Solomon is facing down the end of his life with a heavy sense of responsibility. His beloved wife Adele is dead; he’s just suffered a debilitating heart attack, and months before.

      She also effectively explores the aftermath of loss and grief on a family. But Serritella is on shaky ground once the story veers into the supernatural. Cady’s conversations with the ghosts are tiresome and ultimately don’t add much to the narrative. In fact, they detract from what could have been a solid psychological : Francesca Serritella. *An Entertainment Weekly, Millions, and LitHub Most-Anticipated Book of pick* *A Rumpus and Electric Literature Most-Anticipated Debut of pick* *A BookRiot Best Book Club Pick of * *A Buzz Magazine Top New Book of the New Decade* *A She Reads Most-Anticipated Historical Fiction Pick of *. A transporting debut novel that reveals the ways in which a Jamaican family forms and.


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These Ghosts Are Family will haunt you long after you finish it.” —Michele Filgate, author of What My Mother and I Don't Talk About “Written with the brand of Jamaican humor I know and love, These Ghosts Are Family is a book I didn't know I needed to read, which might be the best kind of book.

Maisy Card is a wonderful arrival for /5(43). These Ghosts Are Family is a "save it" book - one of those books I Ghosts in the family book along on my tbr from week to week, waiting until I had the energy and brain space to give it its due.

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Maisy Card is a wonderful arrival for Brand: Center Point. Book reviews ★ These Ghosts Are Family Maisy Card Review by Alden Mudge. March As the title of Maisy Card’s radiant debut suggests, this is a story of a family shaped and haunted by the past. The Paisley family’s origin story, revealed as the narrative circles down and swims up through eight generations of family life, begins with.

Ghosts doesn't have the realism of either Smile or Sisters, but it doesn't manage to reach the charming humor of Drama, either. There isn't much humor aside from brief moments. Unfortunately, this book doesn't hit hard emotionally either. The family relationships and characters here aren't developed enough, making this book ultimately unmemorable/5.

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The result is an engrossing portrait of a family and individuals caught in the sweep of history, slavery, migration, and the more personal dramas of infidelity, lost love, and Released on: Ma   Generations of a Jamaican family grapple with the legacy of slavery and secrets.

“Perhaps, a life does not belong exclusively to one person,” thinks a character in Card’s debut novel, a rich and layered story about several generations of a Jamaican family. Secrets, Card shows, are part of what bind us : Maisy Card.

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Card is a natural storyteller. Whole family histories are compressed into two pages, stories building upon stories like strata of earth. We travel between Jamaica and New York haunted by ghosts Author: Martha Anne Toll. These Ghosts Are Family will haunt you long after you finish it.” —Michele Filgate, author of What My Mother and I Don't Talk About “Written with the brand of Jamaican humor I know and love, These Ghosts Are Family is a book I didn't know I needed to read, which might be the best kind of book.

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