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Title:Het huis van de familie Turner
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Publisher:De Geus
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Number of Pages:448
Category:Fiction, Literary fiction, African american, Contemporary

Het huis van de familie Turner by Angela Flournoy

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Het huis van de familie Turner Wanneer Viola ziek wordt en bij haar oudste zoon intrekt komen al haar kinderen bijeen om over het lot van hun ouderlijk huis te beslissen In meer dan vijftig jaar zijn er dertien Turners opgegroeid Het huis zag kleinkinderen geboren worden een vader overlijden en de stad Detroit instorten Nog steeds staat het er te midden van leegstand en verval Het blijkt zo goed als niets meer waard Nu pas wordt duidelijk hoezeer het familieverleden ook de toekomst van het huis en zijn bewoners zal bepalen

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There ain t no haints in Detroit br br i So spoke Francis Turner patriarch and provider former preacher and current truck driver when his children claimed to have seen a ghost A rising homeowner set to banish all the old ways for the promise of the new Francis was having none of it He and his wife worked hard to secure that house to move up from Arkansas to Detroit to make this life possible He would not be haunted by the past br br And so a myth was born where any one of the Turners might later repeat that phrase and be telling about so much more than haints i br br The Turners live on Yarrow Street for over fifty years Their house sees thirteen children get grown and gone and some return it sees the arrival of grandchildren the fall of Detroit s East Side and the loss of a father Despite abandoned lots an embattled city and the inevitable shift outward to the suburbs the house still stands But now as their powerful mother falls ill and loses her independence the Turners might lose their family home Beset by time and a national crisis the house is worth just a tenth of its mortgage The Turner children are called back to decide its fate and to reckon with how each of their pasts might haunt and shape their family s future br br A major contribution to the literature on American families i The Turner House i brings us a colorful brood full of love pride and unlikely inheritances It s a striking examination of the American dream and a celebration of the ways in which our families bring us home, b Our greatest African American poet s award winning first novel about a black boy s coming of age in a largely white Kansas town b br br When first published in i Not Without Laughter i established Langston Hughes as not only a brilliant poet and leading light of the Harlem Renaissance but also a gifted novelist In telling the story of Sandy Rogers a young African American boy in small town Kansas and of his family his mother Annjee a housekeeper for a wealthy white family his irresponsible father Jimboy who plays the guitar and travels the country in search of employment his strong willed grandmother Hager who clings to her faith his Aunt Tempy who marries a rich man and his Aunt Harriet who struggles to make it as a blues singer Hughes gives the longings and lineaments of black life in the early twentieth century an important place in the history of racially divided America br br For more than seventy years Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English speaking world With more than titles Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors as well as up to date translations by award winning translators, No description available