The Sweetness of Water (Oprah's Book Club)  


The Sweetness of Water (Oprah's Book Club)
June 15, 2021 | 368 pages
ISBN: 9780316362481

AN OPRAH'S BOOK CLUB PICK In the spirit of The Known World and The Underground Railroad, "a stunning debut" (Oprah Daily) about the unlikely bond between two freedmen who are brothers and the Georgia farmer whose alliance will alter their lives, and his, forever--from "a storyteller with bountiful insight and assurance" (Kirkus) A July Indie Next Pick In the waning days of the Civil War, brothers Prentiss and Landry--freed by the Emancipation Proclamation--seek refuge on the homestead of George Walker and his wife, Isabelle.