Everyday People

Author: O'Nan, Stewart
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Pub Date: 06/07/2017
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760293871
Availability: Out of Stock
Quick overview Stewart O'Nan's critically acclaimed novel Everyday People zeroes in on one family in an African-American Pittsburgh neighbourhood during a fateful week in 1998.
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Crest has lost the use of his legs after falling off a walkway while trying to write graffiti on a roadside wall; his best friend, Bean, fell too and died. Now Crest must try to repair his relationship with Vanessa, the mother of his child, whose night-school class is alerting her to a wider world. Crest's older brother Eugene, an ex-con turned born-again Christian, is facing the temptations of his past, while their parents confront their own crisis.Powerful and moving, tender and resonant, Everyday People is an unforgettable novel that vividly captures the experience of the day-to-day struggle that is life in urban America.

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