Ebook ➨ These Ghosts Are Family Author Maisy Card – Islecook.co.uk

These Ghosts Are Family An Entertainment Weekly, Millions, And LitHub Most Anticipated Book Of Pick A Rumpus And Electric Literature Most Anticipated Debut Of Pick A Ms Magazine Top Feminist Book Coming Out In ABookRiot Best Book Club Pick Of A Celadon Books Most Anticipated Novel Of A Lily Top Book To Read By Women In Selection A Buzz Magazine Top New Book Of The New Decade A She Reads Most Anticipated Historical Fiction Pick Of A Transporting Debut Novel That Reveals The Ways In Which A Jamaican Family Forms And Fractures Over Generations, In The Tradition Of Homegoing By Yaa GyasiStanford Solomon Has A Shocking, Thirty Year Old Secret And It S About To Change The Lives Of Everyone Around Him Stanford Solomon Is Actually Abel Paisley, A Man Who Faked His Own Death And Stole The Identity Of His Best Friend And Now, Nearing The End Of His Life, Stanford Is About To Meet His Firstborn Daughter, Irene Paisley, A Home Health Aide Who Has Unwittingly Shown Up For Her First Day Of Work To Tend To The Father She Thought Was Dead These Ghosts Are Family Revolves Around The Consequences Of Abel S Decision And Tells The Story Of The Paisley Family From Colonial Jamaica To Present Day Harlem There Is Vera, Whose Widowhood Forced Her Into The Role Of Single Mother There Are Two Daughters And A Granddaughter Who Have Never Known They Are Related And There Are Others, Like The House Boy Who Loved Vera, Whose Lives Might Have Taken Different Courses If Not For Abel Paisley S Actions These Ghosts Are Family Explores The Ways Each Character Wrestles With Their Ghosts And Struggles To Forge Independent Identities Outside Of The Family And Their Trauma The Result Is An Engrossing Portrait Of A Family And Individuals Caught In The Sweep Of History, Slavery, Migration, And The Personal Dramas Of Infidelity, Lost Love, And Regret This Electric And Luminous Family Saga Announces The Arrival Of A New American Talent

About the Author: Maisy Card

Maisy Card is writer and a public librarian Her writing has been nominated for a pushcart prize and has appeared in Lenny Letter, School Library Journal, Agni, Syca Review, Liars League NYC, and Ampersand Review Maisy was born in St Catherine, Jamaica, but was raised in Queens, New York Maisy earned her MFA from Brooklyn College, her MLIS from Rutgers University and a BA in English and

10 thoughts on “These Ghosts Are Family

  1. says:

    AUTHOR INTERVIEW 21 2 20Had the chance to interview Maisy Card and talk about her book 29 1 20This was an absolutely stunning read So well put together, I m completely blown away would no doubt recommend this book 25 1 20A huge thank you to Simon Schuster for gifting me a copy of this book So stocked to read it You c

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    The family tree assignment we had to do in elementary middle school ain t shit compared to These Ghost are Family Here we have a book that portrays as one man s lies, betrayal, and infidelity but instead, you get caught in a whirlpool Faking his death was only Abel s way of introducing us to a family lineage that holds secret

  3. says:

    Wow These Ghosts Are Family is a fantastic novel I decided to give this a chance even though I have a love hate relationship with historical fiction I must admit, this is the best I ve read in that genre so far I absolutely enjoyed every second of reading this, well expect the last chapter got a little too magical realism for my taste

  4. says:

    copy courtesy of edelweiss Wow Just, wow This book was such an incredible dive into all of the twists and turns that formed this family throughout the generations I was reading it like my life depended on it Card transported me to a time and place I don t think I d ever have experienced otherwise I m hoping that the longer I sit and think abou

  5. says:

    The connection of ancestors and how the dead still effect the living is explored in the tangled web of Irene Paisley and Stanford Solomon s family Generations of family members are navigating their life decades and centuries later based on their past ancestors A domino effect is seen when their Jamaican family members continue to comb through secrets,

  6. says:

    What a debut novel After sitting with this book for about a week I have come to the conclusion that this is my favorite novel of 2020 thus far This is one of those novels that when you finished it, you have to take a moment to process the experience you ve just had This book was such an incredible plunge into all of the twists and turns that formed this family

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    simonandschuster partner Listen, put Maisy Card s These Ghosts are Family on your radar Put it on your TBR Add it to your cart Preorder it Then read it doesn t come out until March 3rd, and it s about a man named Stanford Solomon holding a thirty year old secret Stanford is actually Abel Paisley, a man who faked his own death and stole another man s identity This story

  8. says:

    These Ghosts Are Family Thank you BIBLIOFINDER and Simon Schuster for the gifted copy Book Review Have we recovered from the goodness that is These Ghosts Are Family by Maisy Card No We need a little time to digest all of this tea I GET IT I really do When I said PREORDER PREORDER PREORDER , y all I meant it It s about so much than the patriarch of the family, Stanford Solomon

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    I received an ARC from NetGalley in exchanged for my honest review.I was eager to read this book as it is a most anticipated book of 2020.This is a do not finish book for me The first part of the book is not written in first or third person It is in a style such as introductions and events are introduced Say you this and say you that With this style, it is hard to understand and become c

  10. says:

    I received a courtesy copy via Edelweiss I think 80% of this book was excellent truly wonderful writing, lovely character development, internal dialogue and cultural specificity There was a chapter toward the end that I found to be a bit tedious and I generally wanted from each section, for the characters and the interconnected narrative to be even further fleshed out Still, I would certainly re

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