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Melinda Haynes Message Board 4/6/2008 10:24:43 PM
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Hyperion, May 2001, 23.95, 448 pp. ISBN: 078686656X In 1961, , Mississippi is a tiny village consisting of mostly a dirt road lined by the shanty homes of sharecroppers. Families communicate with their neighbors mostly through chalkboards that hang off the front porches of their houses. Just down a spell from CHALKTOWN lives the dysfunctional and impoverish Sheehand family, whose patriarch deserted them several years ago. Abusive mot...