Augustown: A Novel
In the backlands of Jamaica, one woman struggles to rise above the brutal vicissitudes of history, race, class, collective memory, violence, and myth.
JLG Release: Sep 2017
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
Praise & Reviews
Starred or favorable reviews have been received from these periodicals:
Booklist*, Kirkus Reviews*, Library Journal*, Publishers Weekly*
8 1/4" x 5 1/2"
Scholastic Reading Counts
Level 7.3; Points: 16;
Potentially Sensitive Areas
Language: Strong Language, Discrimination: Reference/Discussion, Violence: Mild Violence, Sexual Content: Strong Sexual Content/Themes, Drugs/Alcohol/Tobacco: Drug Use/Abuse
Jamaica, History, Racism, Religion,