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In Search of Satisfaction

Cooper, J. California

Edité par Doubleday, 1994
ISBN 10: 0385467850 / ISBN 13: 9780385467858
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Titre : In Search of Satisfaction

Éditeur : Doubleday

Date d'édition : 1994

Reliure : Hardcover

Etat du livre : Good

Etat de la jaquette : Good

Signé : Inscribed by Author(s)

Edition : 1st Edition

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dust jacket has bleeding at lower inside spine;cloth lightly damaged at lower spine; inscribed to previous owner/signed by Cooper 0.0. N° de réf. du libraire 1842

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Synopsis : The folk flavor of her storytelling has earned her  constant comparison to Langston Hughes and Zora  Neale Hurston, but through four collections of  short stories and two novels, J. California Cooper  has proven that hers is a wholly original talent  --one that embraces readers in an ever-widening  circle from one book to the next. With In  Search Of Satisfaction, Cooper  gracefully portrays men and women, some good and others  wickedly twisted, caught in their individual  thickets of want and need. On a once-grand plantation  in Yoville, "a legal town-ship founded by the  very rich for their own personal use," a  freed slave named Josephus fathers two daughters,  Ruth and Yinyang, by two different women. His  desire, to give Yinyang and himself money and  opportunities, oozes through the family like an elixir,  melding with the equally strong yearnings of  Yoville's other residents, whose tastes don't  complement their neighbors'. What Josephus buries in his  life affects generations to come. J. California  Cooper's unfettered view of sin, forgiveness, and  redemption gives In Search Of  Satisfaction a singular richness that belies its  universal themes.

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Note de l'éditeur: "Cooper' is deceptively simple and direct, and the vale of tears in which her characters reside is never so deep that a rich chuckle at a foolish person's foolishness cannot be heard."
--Alice Walker

"Cooper writes about small-town life with a verve that nearly bursts off the page."

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