Heartwood (Paperback)

Author: Finney, Nikky

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" Deep in the center of every tree, you''ll find the heartwood. The characters in this new book by poet Nikky Finney are the heartwood of their small Kentucky communities. You''ll meet Buck Jones and Mae Bennet, whose anger has twisted them up inside, Queenie Sims and Arizona Scott, who can see the good in people, and Trina Sims and Jenny Bryan, two young women who discover how much they are alike despite their different skin color.


Publisher Univ Pr of Kentucky
Mfg Part# 9780813109107
SKU 30333075
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0813109108
Release Date 4/10/2007
Dimensions (in Inches) 8.75H x 5.5L x 0.25T
From the Publisher
Editors Note Beneath our hard exteriors is our heartwood, our true nature. In this touching novel, two young women, Trina Sims and Jenny Bryan, discover how much they are alike inside despite their different skin colors. The tenth title in the New Books for New Readers series, Heartwood is an uplifting story of personal struggle and triumph that gives hope for understanding and compassion everywhere.
Editors Note 1 Buck Jones, Mae Bennet, Queenie Sims, Arizona Scott, Trina Sims, and Jenny Bryan comprise the heart of their small Kentucky communities as they confront anger, pursue the good in others, and discover similarities between blacks and whites.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0080
Publisher University Press of Kentucky
Series Part 10
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