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Five Smooth Stones
Five Smooth Stones
Author: Ann Fairbairn
Five Smooth Stones is the story of one man's search for dignity and love. It moves swiftly from a New Orleans ghetto, where a black child reaches out for a better life, to the scenes of intense beauty and bitterness that mark his journey to manhood. It is the story of one man's initiation into love. A passionate love, rare and tender, consumi...  more »
ISBN: 336701
Publication Date: 12/1966
Pages: 933
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Publisher: Bantam Books
Book Type: Paperback
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This really was an excellent read...though a bit slow in parts and a little long. If you have any humanity, this book will make you so angry and so sad. It's not specifically a love story, but a commentary on an ugly time in our country's history concerning prejudice during the 1940's-1960's...the struggles and ugliness that (sadly) still exist in some areas of the U.S.