Lalita Tademys New York Times bestseller and Oprah Book Club pick, the compelling saga based on the lives of four generations of African American women, is now in paperback.Lalita Tademy was a corporate vice president at a Fortune 500 company when she decided to give notice and embark upon an odyssey to uncover her familys past. Through her exhaustive research, she would find herself transported back to the early 1800s, to an isolated, close-knit rural community on Louisianas Cane River. Here, Tademy takes historical fact and mingles it with fiction to weave a vividaccount of what life was like for the four remarkable women who came before her. The result is a family saga that sweeps from the early days of slavery into a pre-Civil Rights Southa unique and moving slice of Americas past that will resonate with readers for generations to come.

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