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The Gone Dead

(2019)
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Billie James' inheritance isn't much: a little money and a shack in the Mississippi Delta. The house once belonged to her father, a renowned black poet who died unexpectedly when Billie was four years old. Though Billie was there when the accident happened, she has no memory of that day - and she hasn't been back to the South since.

Thirty years later, Billie returns, but her father's home is unnervingly secluded: Her only neighbors are the McGees, the family whose history has been entangled with hers since the days of slavery. As Billie encounters the locals, she hears a strange rumor: that she herself went missing on the day her father died. As the mystery intensifies, she finds out that this forgotten piece of her past could put her in danger.

Inventive, gritty, and openhearted, The Gone Dead is an astonishing debut novel about race, justice, and memory that lays bare the long-concealed wounds of a family and a country.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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October 2019 : USA Hardback

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Title: The Gone Dead: A Novel
Author(s): Chanelle Benz
ISBN: 0-06-249073-7 / 978-0-06-249073-5 (USA edition)
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June 2019 : Audio CD
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Title: The Gone Dead: A Novel
Author(s): Chanelle Benz
ISBN: 1-982661-97-6 / 978-1-982661-97-7
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June 2019 : Audio CD
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Title: The Gone Dead: Library Edition
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Title: The Gone Dead: A Novel
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June 2019 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Gone Dead: A Novel
Author(s): Chanelle Benz
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