The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store by James McBride eBook free download in ePUB/PDF formats or read online in your browser with kindle ($14.99).
Set in the backdrop of 1972 Pottstown, Pennsylvania, the novel delves into the intricacies of small-town existence, laying bare the hidden truths shielded by its inhabitants. A startling discovery of a skeleton in a well during the construction of a new development unravels the enigma of Chicken Hill, a destitute neighborhood where the fates of immigrant Jews and African Americans intertwine. Amid shared aspirations and tribulations, the lives of Moshe and Chona Ludlow, who dared to defy social norms by integrating their theater, and Nate Timblin, the unofficial leader of the Black community on Chicken Hill, intersect in unexpected ways. As the narrative unfolds, the struggles of those residing on the fringes of mainstream society come to light, showcasing the resilience required for survival.
Through the revelations of the past and the complicity of the town’s white establishment, the author, McBride, underscores the enduring power of love and community even in the bleakest of times.
|Book Name||The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store|
|Genres||Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction|
|File Type||PDF, ePUB, Audiobook, Free Kindle|