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Toning The Sweep

Toning The Sweep
Author: Angela Johnson
ISBN 13: 9780590481427
ISBN 10: 590481428
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks
Publication Date: 1994-08-01
Format: Mass Market Paperback
Pages: 112
List Price: $6.99

Three generations of African American women, each holding on to a separate truth. Their story -- encompassing racism and murder as well as the family commonplaces that make a life -- is one that readers will never forget.

Publishers Weekly

PW , in a starred review, praised this ``thoughtfully nuanced and penetrating'' novel about three generations of women from an African American family who must cope with a beloved grandmother's illness. Ages 12-up. (Aug.)