Jewel (Oprah's Book Club)

Jewel (Oprah's Book Club)

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  • each Of Jewel Hilburn's Six Children Is A Blessing. But Her Youngest, Brenda Kay, Who Was Born With Down Syndrome, Is Also A Burden. The Smallest Accomplishments Are Milestones In Brenda Kay's Life, And Jewel Must Devote Her Complete Attention To The Child. Set In 1943 In Backwoods Mississippi, jewel Is A Haunting Tale Of Heartbreak And The Redemptive Powers Of Love. Drawing From The Real-life Experiences Of His Grandmother And Aunt, Author Bret Lott Spins A Masterpiece Of Truth And Triumph, Capturing The Joy Of Brenda Kay's First Steps And The Strain The Dependent Child Puts On The Rest Of The Hilburn Family.

    chicago Tribune

    bret Lott's jewel Is A Beautifully Crafted First-person Epic Of One Poor Southern Woman's Personal Duel With God....this Is A Voice We Don't Want To Stop Hearing....some Of The Tenderest Scenes Of Family Love Since Those In Dickens....

  • Author: Lott, Bret.
  • Publisher: Washington Square Press
  • Pages: 368
  • Publication Date: 1999-01-19T00:00:01Z
  • Binding: Paperback
  • MSRP: 22.99
  • ISBN13: 9780671038182
  • ISBN: 0671038184
  • Other ISBN: 9781439121917
  • Other ISBN Binding: print
  • Language: en_US
  • Quality Rating: 1
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