These Ghosts are Family, by Maisy Card

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 From the front cover to the last page--I loved this book!  Maisy Card’s debut novel is a series of interconnected stories about a family that can trace its oldest ancestor to a slave, Florence, on a sugar plantation in Jamaica.  Florence is hanged for trying to poison her master.  In 2020, some of the descendants have settled in Brooklyn, one even marries a descendent of the old master.  There aren’t ghosts on every page but they do make appearances and the past and the present are clearly connected.  

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ISBN: 9781982117436
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Published: Simon & Schuster - March 3rd, 2020

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