Jonah's Gourd Vine

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With a new introduction by JESMYN WARD Born on the wrong side of the creek, John Buddy Pearson, the son of a slave, has come a long way since his shoeless days. With some schooling, a job and marriage to clever Lucy Potts, his fortunes are looking up. But, unable to resist the lure of women or a fight, he's forced to flee town or face life on the chain gang. John finds himself in Sanford, Florida, and sends for Lucy and the children. There, he discovers a talent for preaching, and, with the support of his wife, becomes ...

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Jonah's Gourd Vine
2011, Thorndike Press, Thorndike, ME

ISBN-13: 9780783802558

766th edition Large type / large print

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Jonah's Gourd Vine
2008, Amistad Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780061350191

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Jonah's Gourd Vine
1990, Amistad Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780060916510

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Jonah's Gourd Vine
1988, Virago Press Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780860689348

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