Book The Kindest Lie : A Novel / Nancy Johnson.
Publication year: 2021
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 0063005638 9780063005631 :
She had promised her family she'd never look back, but Ruth knows that to move forward, she must make peace with the past.Returning home, Ruth discovers the Indiana factory town of her youth is plagued by unemployment, racism, and despair. Named a Most Anticipated book by O Magazine * GMA * Elle * Marie Claire * Good Housekeeping * NBC News * Shondaland * Chicago Tribune * Woman's Day * Refinery 29 * Bustle * The Millions * New York Post * Parade * Hello! Magazine * PopSugar * and more!"The Kindest Lie is a deep dive into how we define family, what it means to be a mother, and what it means to grow up Black...beautifully crafted." -JODI PICOULT"A fantastic story...well-written, timely, and oh-so-memorable."-Good Morning America"The Kindest Lie is a layered, complex exploration of race and class." -The Washington PostA promise could betray you.It's 2008, and the inauguration of President Barack Obama ushers in a new kind of hope. In Chicago, Ruth Tuttle, an Ivy-League educated Black
336 pages ; 23 cm