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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District. (Show)

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Summary:

"The Secret Lives of Church Ladies explores the raw and tender places where black women and girls dare to follow their desires and pursue a momentary reprieve from being good. The nine stories in this collection feature four generations of characters grappling with who they want to be in the world, caught as they are between the church's double standards and their own needs and passions."
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library FIC PHILYAW (Text) 33892100705970 Adult Fiction Book None 10/27/2020 Available -
Christmas Valley Branch Library FIC PHILYAW (Text) 37620000957599 New Adult Book System_Only_3months 01/13/2021 In transit -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781949199734
  • ISBN: 1949199738
  • Physical Description: 179 pages ; 19 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Morgantown : West Virginia University Press, 2020.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Eula -- Not-Daniel -- Dear sister -- Peach cobbler -- Snowfall -- How to make love to a physicist -- Jael -- Instructions for married Christian husbands -- When Eddie Levert comes.
Summary, etc.:
"The Secret Lives of Church Ladies explores the raw and tender places where black women and girls dare to follow their desires and pursue a momentary reprieve from being good. The nine stories in this collection feature four generations of characters grappling with who they want to be in the world, caught as they are between the church's double standards and their own needs and passions." --Provided by publisher.
Subject: African American women > Fiction.
African American girls > Fiction.
African American women > Religious life > Fiction.
Interpersonal relations > Fiction.
Short stories, American.
Genre: Short stories.
Short stories.

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