By LaShonda Katrice Barnett
This inspiring, engrossing and powerful first novel has been called a new American classic and compared to the works of Toni Morrison and Alice Walkers. The story of Ivoe Williams, a young woman determined to walk away from poverty in the America of walks away from poverty in to earn a scholarship and eventually escape the Jim Crow South. In the newspaper she founds with teacher and lover Ona, she risks everything to take on racism in the America of 1919. Jam on the Vine is a beautifully written tale of triumph over hardship.
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