Ayana Mathis is a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop and is a recipient of the Michener-Copernicus Fellowship. Her first novel, The Twelve Tribes of Hattie, was a New York Times Bestseller and was selected by Oprah Winfrey as the second pick for Oprah's Book Club 2.0. Originally from Philadelphia, she lives in Brooklyn.
Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Vintage On Sale: October 8, 2013 Price: $15.95
In 1923, against the backdrop of the Great Migration, fifteen-year-old Hattie Shepherd flees Georgia and heads north. Full of hope, she settles in Philadelphia to build a better life. Instead she marries a man who will bring her nothing but disappointment, and watches helplessly as her firstborn twins are lost to...
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