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The Yellow House

A Memoir (2019 National Book Award Winner)

by Sarah M. Broom

In 1961, Sarah M. Broom's mother Ivory Mae bought a shotgun house in the then-promising neighborhood of New Orleans East and built her world inside of it. It was the height of the Space Race and the neighborhood was home to a major NASA plant--the postwar optimism seemed assured. Widowed, Ivory Mae remarried Sarah's father Simon Broom; their combin...
Publish Date
2019
August 12
Goodreads rating
4.05
ISBN
9780802125088
Tags
biographyunited-statesmemoirhistory
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