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In 'Salvage The Bones,' Family's Story Of Survival

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Jesmyn Ward's novel adopts a teen's perspective, showing how one black Mississippi family endured poverty, sexual abuse and violence, and then braved Hurricane Katrina. Salvage The Bones won the 2011 National Book Award for fiction. Ward speaks with host Michel Martin.
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