A story about excaped slaves, framed by the adventures of one woman, Cora.
Here is the blurb about the book on the Pulizer site, "a smart melding of realism and allegory that combines
the violence of slavery and the drama of escape in a myth that speaks to contemporary America."
Hmmm. Lit-er-a-choor. But it was actually better than the snippets and other comentary
would make you think. (I would have been slayed in my creative writing class for writing the
sentence above. I count 3 problems with it. Or maybe we are just calling that dynamic
tension these days. Ha ha.)