Augustown: A Novel

By: Kei Miller

In the backlands of Jamaica, one woman struggles to rise above the brutal vicissitudes of history, race, class, collective memory, violence, and myth.

ISBN: 9781101871614

JLG Release: Sep 2017

Sensitive Areas: Strong language, Discrimination, Violence, Strong sexual themes, Drugs
Topics: Jamaica , History , Racism , Religion


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Awards & Honors

Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence, 2018 Longlist, Fiction
Publishers Weekly’s; Best Books of 2017, Fiction
Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2017, Fiction to Get Your Book Club Talking

Book Details



First Release

September 2017



Dewey Classification

Trim Size

8 1/4" x 5 1/2"

Page Count


Accelerated Reader

Level 0; Points: 0;

Scholastic Reading Counts

Level 7.3; Points: 16;


Level 940L


Print Book


Hardcover edition



Potentially Sensitive Areas

Strong language, Discrimination, Violence, Strong sexual themes, Drugs


Jamaica, History, Racism, Religion,

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