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How the One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House

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Binding: Hardcover
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ISBN: 9780316536981
Publisher: Little Brown and Company
Language: English
Page Count: 278
Publication Date: 1/5/2021
Size: 9.56" l x 6.23" w x 1.16"
Series: N/A

Category Subject
Fiction Literary
Fiction Family Life
In Baxter’s Beach, Barbados, Lala’s grandmother Wilma tells the story of the one-armed sister, a cautionary tale about what happens to girls who disobey their mothers and go into the Baxter’s Tunnels. When she’s grown-up, Lala lives on the beach with her husband, Adan, a petty criminal with endless charisma whose thwarted burglary of one of the beach mansions sets off a chain of events with terrible consequences. A gunshot no one was meant to witness. A new mother whose baby is found lifeless on the beach. A woman torn between two worlds and incapacitated by grief. And two men, driven into the Tunnels by desperation and greed, who attempt a crime that may cost them their freedom—and their lives.

How the One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House is an intimate and visceral portrayal of interconnected lives across race and class in a rapidly changing resort town, told by an astonishing new author of literary fiction.

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