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My Jim
My Jim
Author: Nancy Rawles
A deeply moving recasting of one of the most controversial characters in American literature, Huckleberry Finn’s Jim — Written in the great literary tradition of novels of American slavery, My Jim is told in the incantatory voice of Sadie Watson, an ex-slave who schools her granddaughter with lessons of love she learned in bon...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781400054015
ISBN-10: 140005401X
Publication Date: 1/24/2006
Pages: 192
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.

3.4 stars, based on 6 ratings
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio CD
Members Wishing: 1
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Helpful Score: 2
Beautifully written book in sparse prose about a character we are all familiar with, Jim from Huckleberry Finn, who escaped from slavery and presumed dead. The story is told by his wife Sadie. The dialect it's written in was slow for me to pick up at first, but quickly adjusted once I got into the story.
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