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When Henry McAllan moves his city-bred wife, Laura, to a cotton farm in the Mississippi Delta in 1946, she finds herself in a place both foreign and frightening. Henry’s love of rural life is not shared by Laura, who struggles to raise their two young children in an isolated shotgun shack under the eye of her hateful, racist father-in-law. When it rains, the waters rise up and swallow the bridge to town,…


Pub Date : 2008 | Author : Hillary Jordan | Publisher : Algonquin Books

ISBN 10 : 156512569X
ISBN 13 : 9781565125698

In 1946, Laura McAllan tries to adjust after moving with her husband and two children to an isolated cotton farm in the Mississipi Delta...

Mudbound Movie Tie In

Pub Date : 2008-03-04 | Author : Hillary Jordan | Publisher : Algonquin Books

ISBN 10 : 1565126378
ISBN 13 : 9781565126374

In Jordan's prize-winning debut, prejudice takes many forms, both subtle and brutal. It is 1946, and city-bred Laura McAllan is trying to raise her children on her husband's Missis..

The Last Thing He Wanted

Pub Date : 2011-02-16 | Author : Joan Didion | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 9780307787330
ISBN 13 : 0307787338

This intricate, fast-paced story, whose many scenes and details fit together like so many pieces of a jigsaw puzzle, is Didion's incisive and chilling look at a modern world where ..

Mudbound Movie Tie In

Pub Date : 2017-09-26 | Author : Hillary Jordan | Publisher : Harper Perennial

ISBN 10 : 1443454486
ISBN 13 : 9781443454483

Now a Netflix major motion picture International Bestseller Winner of the Bellwether Prize for Fiction “Sometimes it’s necessary to do wrong. Sometimes it’s the only way to m..

When She Woke

Pub Date : 2012-09-18 | Author : Hillary Jordan | Publisher : Algonquin Books

ISBN 10 : 9781616201845
ISBN 13 : 1616201843

Bellwether Prize winner Hillary Jordan’s provocative new novel, When She Woke, tells the story of a stigmatized woman struggling to navigate an America of a not-too-distant futur..

Sing Unburied Sing

Pub Date : 2017-09-05 | Author : Jesmyn Ward | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781501126062
ISBN 13 : 1501126067

"A searing and profound Southern odyssey through Mississippi's past and present"--..

Mudbound Die Tr Nen Von Mississippi

Pub Date : 2017-11-02 | Author : Hillary Jordan | Publisher : Piper ebooks

ISBN 10 : 9783492990677
ISBN 13 : 3492990673

Mississippi, 1946: Laura McAllan ist ihrem Ehemann zuliebe aufs Land gezogen, der als Farmer einer Baumwollplantage Fuß fassen will. Doch ihr ist die Umgebung fremd, und auf Mudbo..

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