Momma Gone

Momma Gone
Author:
Genres: Fiction, Literary
Publisher: Brown Girls Publishing
Publication Year: June 24, 2014
ASIN: B00MASF492
ISBN: 1625174497
Nominated for an NAACP Image Award
Buy from Amazon
Buy from Amazon Kindle
Buy from Barnes and Noble
Buy from CreateSpace
About the Book

Momma set me on the jukebox. So begins the personal story of Denise (Sweetie) Wooten, set between a post-civil rights era New York City and a growing, but stale rural Alabama. We are thrust in the midst of a family longing for normalcy, but instead struggling with illness and all that comes with it; denial, anger and misunderstanding and love. As cultures clash, we see the family through a child s eyes and walk with her as she makes sense of war fought far away, but with effects close to home, and a tragedy that changes her life forever. More truth than not, Momma: Gone is a story of survival, where all the lessons are taught by the child who must eventually lead them through and a classic American story of overcoming life s misfortunes to find the bloom on the other side. -Shortlisted for a Doctorow Award in Innovative Fiction

Endorsements
...A grief laden journey that will tug at your heart. Profoundly moving. ---Anita Doreen Diggs, author The Other Side of the Game, former editor, Random House, AALBC.com
– Anita Doreen Diggs,
Look Inside