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Unfollowers / Leigh Ann Ruggiero.

Record details

  • ISBN: 1625346409 : PAP
  • ISBN: 9781625346407 : PAP
  • ISBN: 9781625346407
  • ISBN: 1625346409
  • Physical Description: vii, 299 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, [2022]

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Summary, etc.:
"Barb Matheson doesn't fit in: not on the Standing Rock Reservation where her mother was born; not at the mission in rural Ethiopia where she grew up; and certainly not at the Pennsylvania church where her husband preaches. Expansive and lyrical, Unfollowers is a tale of religious angst, unrequited love, and the upheaval of racial and economic privilege. Equally adrift on both sides of the Atlantic, Barb must negotiate the distance between white America and Africa, between the spirituality of her ancestors and the straight tones of evangelicalism, and between rules and grace. When a former lover crashes her daughter's third birthday party, she's offered the chance to find her way home to Ethiopia, leaving her to choose between a rote life in America and an improvised life abroad"-- Provided by publisher.
Awards Note:
Juniper prize for fiction
Subject: Evangelicalism > Fiction.
Mothers > Fiction.
Belonging (Social psychology) > Fiction.
Genre: Psychological fiction.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Ridgefield Library.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Ridgefield Library F RUGGIERO (Text) 34010150976107 Adult New Fiction Available -


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