Nowhere Is a Place

Nowhere Is a Place

Author: Bernice L. McFadden
ISBN 1617751316
Nothing can mend a broken heart quite like family. Sherry has struggled all her life to understand who she is, where she comes from, and, most important, why her mother slapped her cheek one summer afternoon. The incident has haunted Sherry, and it causes her to dig into her family's past. Like many family histories, it is fractured and stubbornly reluctant to reveal its secrets; but Sherry is determined to know the full story. In just a few days' time, her extended family will gather for a reunion, and Sherry sets off across the country with her mother, Dumpling, to join them. What Sherry and Dumpling find on their trip is far more important than scenic sites here and there--it is the assorted pieces of their family's past. Pulled together, they reveal a history of amazing survival and abundant joy. Bernice L. McFadden is the author of eight critically acclaimed novels including the classic "Sugar," "Gathering of Waters" (a "New York Times" Editors' Choice), and "Glorious," which was featured in "O, The Oprah Magazine and was a finalist for the NAACP Image Award. She is a two-time Hurston/Wright Legacy Award finalist, as well as the recipient of two fiction honor awards from the BCALA. Her sophomore novel, "The Warmest December," was praised by Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison as "searing and expertly imagined." McFadden lives in Brooklyn, New York.
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The long-awaited reissue of McFadden's classic novel about a young woman on a journey of self-discovery.
 
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