The Turner House - A Novel

Author(s): Angela Flournoy

Fiction - General

"Flournoy's knockout debut is one of those books that should, by rights, be described as the Great American Novel." -- NPR
A New York Times Notable Book

Named a Best Book of the Year byO, The Oprah Magazine * Entertainment Weekly * NPR * Essence * Men's Journal * Buzzfeed * Bustle * Time Out * Denver Post * Publishers Weekly * Kirkus Reviews * BookPage * Literary Hub * Kobo * The Week

"A page-turner. Richly wrought prose and intimate, vivid dialogue. A-." -- Entertainment Weekly

For over fifty years the Turners have lived on Yarrow Street. Their house has seen thirteen children get grown and gone--and some return; it has seen the arrival of grandchildren, the fall of Detroit's East Side, and the loss of a father. But when their powerful mother falls ill, the Turners are called home to decide their house's fate and to reckon with how their past haunts--and shapes--their future. The Turner House is a striking examination of the price we pay for our dreams, and the ways in which our families bring us home.

"An epic that feels deeply personal . . . Flournoy's finely tuned empathy infuses her characters with a radiant humanity." -- O, The Oprah Magazine

"In this assured and memorable novel, Flournoy] provides the feeling of knowing a family from the inside out, as we would wish to know our own." -- New York Times Book Review

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General Fields

  • : 9781863958332
  • : Schwartz Publishing Pty, Limited
  • : Black Inc.
  • : April 2016
  • : 231mm X 154mm X 26mm
  • : Australia
  • : April 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Angela Flournoy
  • : 813/.6
  • : 813/.6
  • : en
  • : en
  • : 416
  • : 416
  • : Paperback
  • : Paperback
  • : 352
  • : 352
  • : Angela Flournoy