The Birds of Opulence


The Goode-Brown family, led by matriarch and pillar of the community Minnie Mae, is plagued by old secrets and embarrassment over mental illness and illegitimacy. Meanwhile, single mother Francine Clark is haunted by her dead, lightning-struck husband and forced to fight against both the moral judgment of the community and her own rebellious daughter, Mona. The residents of Opulence struggle with vexing relationships to the land, to one another, and to their own sexuality. As the members of the youngest generation watch ...

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The Birds of Opulence
2018, University Press of Kentucky, Lexington

ISBN-13: 9780813174990

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The Birds of Opulence
2016, University Press of Kentucky, Lexington

ISBN-13: 9780813166919


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