The Salt Eaters

The Salt Eaters

Book - 1992
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Set in a town somewhere in the South, here is the story of a community of black people searching for the healing properties of salt who witness an event that will change their lives forever. Some of them are centered, some are off-balance; some are frightened, and some are daring. From the men who live off welfare women to the mud mothers who carry their children in their hides, the novel brilliantly explores the narcissistic aspect of despair and the tremendous responsibility that comes with physical, spiritual, and mental well-being.
Publisher: New York, NY : Vintage Books, 1992
Edition: 1st Vintage contemporaries ed
ISBN: 9780679740766
0679740767
Characteristics: 295 p. ; 21 cm

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