Powerful and humorous, this companion to the award-winning One Crazy Summer and P. Be Eleven will be enjoyed by fans of the first two books, as well as by readers meeting these memorable sisters for the first time. Review quote "This well-crafted depiction of a close-knit community in rural Alabama works beautifully, with language that captures its humor, sorrow and resilience. Rich in all areas, Delphine and her sisters' third outing will fully satisfy the many fans of their first two.
Gone crazy in Alabama Rita Williams-Garcia
Williams-Garcia excels at conveying defining moments of American society from their point of view-this is historical fiction that's as full of heart as it is of heartbreak. Be Eleven is a must-read for fans of the first book, but it can also stand alone as an engrossing novel that will leave readers pondering important issues of race, gender, and identity.
The sequel, P. Rating details. Book ratings by Goodreads. More than that, those stories concern their past, the half-truths about their bigamist father and the terrible consequences of his actions. One of the greatest things about this series is the balance between the deeply personal and the wider historical context of American society in the late 60s. The series takes place against the backdrop of the Civil Rights and Feminist movements and they are there at the forefront in books one and two.
Gone Crazy in Alabama
In here, the younger kids become the voice of modernity having spent some time with the Black Panthers and living in Brooklyn. But their modernity and awareness is often in contrast with their more traditional grandmother, Big Ma. Delphine is finding her voice and is insistent on experimenting with the boundaries of her freedom, which his awesome and even funny.
They do so because they have no choice, they do so at the expense of their pride, they do so because it would be dangerous otherwise and Delphine is completely horrified and finally understands. There is a lot to digest here and once again, Rita Williams Garcia awes me with the complexity of her writing.
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