Praisesong for the Widow Summary
Paule Marshall

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Praisesong for the Widow Summary

"Praisesong for the Widow" tells the story of Avey (short for Avatara) Johnson from childhood through early widowhood in the form of flashbacks while she is on a Caribbean cruise with friends. The friends know Avey only as the conservative wife of a successful business man. That knowledge and their commitment to their itinerary make it all the more startling when Avey, beset by stomach pain she cannot explain, elects to...

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