A New York Times Bestseller
An Indie Next Pick
A National Book Award-winning Author
A Finalist for the National Book Award for Fiction
A Finalist for the Kirkus Prize
A Finalist for the Andrew Carnegie Medal
A Publishers Weekly Top 10 of 2017
Jesmyn Ward brings the archetypal road novel into rural 21st-century America. Rich with Ward's distinctive, lyrical language, this epic tale of hope and struggle journeys through Mississippi's past and present, examining the ugly truths at the heart of the American story and the power - and limitations - of family bonds.