A Visitation of Spirits (Paperback)
Vintage Books USA, 9780375703973, 272pp.
Publication Date: January 25, 2000
In his powerful first novel, Randall Kenan--recipient of the Prix de Rome, the Whiting Award, and other accolades--shows us the effects of a proud family heritage on a generation that must confront a world far removed from anything they are prepared for.
Told in a montage of voices and memories, A Visitation of the Spiritsshows just how richly populated a family's present is with the spirits of the past and the future.
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Praise For A Visitation of Spirits…
"Randall Kenan continues [James] Baldwin's legendary tradition of 'telling it on the mountain' by giving voice to the unvarnished truth about blacks and homosexuality." --San Francisco Chronicle
"A gifted, confident writer." --The Raleigh News & Observer