The Twelve Tribes Of Hattie

by Ayana Mathis | Literature & Fiction | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 1443410780 Global Overview for this book
Registered by xtrdnry of Parkdale, Victoria Australia on 5/4/2020
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Journal Entry 1 by xtrdnry from Parkdale, Victoria Australia on Monday, May 04, 2020
Fifteen years old and blazing with the hope of a better life, Hattie Shepherd fled the horror of the American South on a dawn train bound for Philadelphia.

Hattie’s is a tale of strength, of resilience and heartbreak that spans six decades. Her American dream is shattered time and again: a husband who lies and cheats and nine children raised in a cramped little house that was only ever supposed to be temporary.

She keeps the children alive with sheer will and not an ounce of the affection they crave. She knows they don’t think her a kind woman — but how could they understand that all the love she had was used up in feeding them and clothing them.

How do you prepare your children for a world you know is cruel?

Journal Entry 2 by xtrdnry at SI Cafe in Templestowe, Victoria Australia on Wednesday, July 01, 2020

Released 1 mo ago (7/3/2020 UTC) at SI Cafe in Templestowe, Victoria Australia

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