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From Library Journal
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This is wonderful novel about the American South. It depicts a young black man's coming of age in the thirties and as a depiction of that experience, it is practically unmatched. Read morePublished on December 22, 2012 by Brownie
I loved the opening chapters which feature tremendous conflict for Sun such as: If he will find the miracle, how to express his love for his cousin, how to escape his uncle's... Read morePublished on October 13, 2002 by D. Kelly
i really enjoyed this book, it was great. I liked sun's humor when describing people. I also enjoyed mr. derby's characther. Read morePublished on May 9, 2000 by "July Lady"
I looked forward to this book because I have known the mourner's bench. Sadly, the book did not meet my expectations. Read morePublished on February 24, 1999
"The Moaners Bench" depicts the strength, courage, and determination of a Black family and community is rural Arkansas. Read morePublished on January 27, 1999