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Delicious foods : a novel / James Hannaham.

Hannaham, James, (author.).


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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Black Rock Branch - Bridgeport FIC HANNAHAM (Text to phone) 34000081060527 Adult Fiction Available -
Brookfield Library F/HANNAHAM (Text to phone) 34029132484527 Adult Fiction Available -
C.H. Booth Library - Newtown FIC HANNAHAM (Text to phone) 34014132890600 Adult Fiction Available -
Derby Public Library FIC HAN (Text to phone) 34047130869895 Adult Fiction Available -
Edith Wheeler Memorial Library - Monroe FIC HANNAHAM,J (Text to phone) 34026130944148 Adult Fiction Available -
Hall Memorial Library - Ellington HANNAHAM, JAMES (Text to phone) 34037129278448 Adult Fiction Available -
Jonathan Trumbull Library - Lebanon FIC HAN (Text to phone) 33430130927064 Adult Fiction Available -
Kent Memorial Library - Suffield FICTION HANNAHAM (Text to phone) 32518132038012 Adult Fiction Available -
Milford Public Library HANNAHAM James (Text to phone) 34013077267618 Adult Fiction Available -
Newfield Branch - Bridgeport FIC HANNAHAM (Text to phone) 34000081060543 Adult Fiction Available -
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"Darlene, once an exemplary wife and a loving mother to her young son, Eddie, finds herself devastated by the unforeseen death of her husband. Unable to cope with her grief, she turns to drugs, and quickly forms an addiction. One day she disappears without a trace. Unbeknownst to eleven-year-old Eddie, now left behind in a panic-stricken search for her, Darlene has been lured away with false promises of a good job and a rosy life. A shady company named Delicious Foods shuttles her to a remote farm, where she is held captive, performing hard labor in the fields to pay off the supposed debt for her food, lodging, and the constant stream of drugs the farm provides to her and the other unfortunates imprisoned there. In Delicious Foods, James Hannaham tells the gripping story of three unforgettable characters: a mother, her son, and the drug that threatens to destroy them. Through Darlene's haunted struggle to reunite with Eddie, through the efforts of both to triumph over those who would enslave them, and through the irreverent and mischievous voice of the drug that narrates Darlene's travails, Hannaham's daring and shape-shifting prose infuses this harrowing experience with grace and humor. The desperate circumstances that test the unshakeable bond between this mother and son unfold into myth, and Hannaham's treatment of their ordeal spills over with compassion. Along the way we experience a tale at once contemporary and historical that wrestles with timeless questions of love and freedom, forgiveness and redemption, tenacity and the will to survive" -- provided by publisher.
Subject: Women drug addicts > Fiction.
Mothers and sons > Fiction.
Forced labor > Fiction.
Search Results Showing Item 10 of 95 Preferred library: Mark Twain Library Association - Redding?

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