Mother of PearlBook - 1999
Set in a small Mississippi town in the late 1950s, the story revolves around 28-year-old Even Grade, a black man who grew up an orphan, and Valuable Komer, a 15-year-old white girl who is the daughter of the town whore and an unknown father.
Publisher: New York : Hyperion, 1999
Branch Call Number: FIC Hayn
Characteristics: 448 p