Salvage the Bones Summary
Jesmyn Ward

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Salvage the Bones: A Novel Summary

'Salvage the Bones" is a woman's coming-of-age story in the face of a devastating hurricane, written by Jesmyn Ward. Esche lives near the small Mississippi town of Bois Sauvage. Her family is extremely poor, and she lost her mother to the birth of her youngest brother, Junior, many years ago. This tragedy caused her father to become an alcoholic, and as a result the siblings—herself, Randall, and Skeetah, who are both...

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