This Child's Gonna Live by Sarah E. Wright

Set in the 1930s on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, the novel follows the life of a struggling African American family living in a small fishing village. The narrative centers around the hardships and resilience of the family, particularly focusing on the mother, who is determined to ensure that her child survives the harsh realities of poverty, racism, and a lack of access to proper healthcare. The story is a poignant exploration of the human spirit and the community's fight against systemic oppression, capturing the enduring hope for a better future amidst the dire circumstances of the Great Depression.

The 3463rd greatest book of all time


Published
1969
Nationality
American
Type
Fiction
Pages
215
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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