Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

Akashic Books

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Catalog Tag: family

The Angels’ Share

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A Jamaican father and his adult son travel across the island together in a touching and humorous novel that explores family reconciliation.

Getting It Right

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Half-sisters Kara and Alex—one the biracial product of foster care, the other of dysfunctional privilege—struggle for redemption and forgiveness.

Grace

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The reissue of Elizabeth Nunez’s moving exploration into trust, family, redemption, and love.

Marvel and a Wonder

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Grandfather and grandson must journey into the underworld of the American Midwest in search of both courage and redemption.

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Forthcoming Titles

A Million Aunties

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Forthcoming: 11/17/20

American-born artist Chris is forced to reconsider his conception of family during a visit to his mother’s Caribbean homeland.

Here Lies a Father

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Forthcoming: 1/5/21

Fifteen-year-old Ian Daly’s moral universe is turned upside down when, at his father’s funeral, he discovers that his father had two secret families.