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The Shade Tree

by Theresa Shea

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historical, literary, contemporary women
list price: $25.00
edition:Paperback
category: Fiction
published: 2021
ISBN:9781771836296
publisher: Guernica Editions
Awards
  • , Guernica Prize for Literary Fiction
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Winner of the 2020 Guernica Prize for Literary Fiction

The Shade Tree is a searing exploration of racial injustice set against the backdrop of some of America's most turbulent historical events. The lives of two white sisters and a black midwife are inextricably linked through a series of haunting tragedies, and the characters must make life-changing decisions about where their loyalties lie: with their biological families or with a greater moral cause. From a Florida orange grove to the seat of power in Washington, DC, during the height of the civil rights movement, The Shade Tree tells a sweeping yet intimate story of racial discrimination and the human hunger for justice.

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About the Author

Theresa Shea

Theresa Shea has published poetry, fiction, essays, reviews and articles in a number of Canadian magazines and journals including Queen’s Quarterly, Grain and the Edmonton Journal, and she is a regular contributor to Avenue Magazine (Edmonton). A graduate of McGill and Queen’s Universities, she holds a doctorate in English literature from the University of Alberta. Born in Maryland and raised throughout the United States, she now lives in Edmonton. Follow Theresa on Twitter at @sheatheresa.

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