Jewel

Jewel

A Novel

Book - 1991
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In the backwoods of Mississippi, Jewel and her husband are truly blessed; they have five fine children. When Brenda Kay is born in 1943, Jewel gives thanks for a healthy baby, last-born and most welcome. Jewel is the story of how quickly a life can change; how an unforeseen event can set us on a course without reason or compass. In this story of a woman's devotion to the child who is both her burden and God's singular way of smiling on her, Bret Lott has created a mother-daughter relationship of matchless intensity and beauty, and one of the finest, most indomitable heroines in contemporary American fiction.
Publisher: New York : Washington Square Press/Pocket Books, 1991.
ISBN: 9780671042578
0671042572
9780671038182
0671038184
Characteristics: 358 p. ;,22 cm.

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