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"The Twelve Tribes of Hattie"

During the Great Migration, an estimated six million African-Americans moved from the South to other parts of the U.S., changing their lives and the fabric of the country. "The Twelve Tribes of Hattie" follows the growth and struggles of one family across geography and time. We talk with Ayana Mathis about her debut novel, and the swirl of interest generated by its recent selection for Oprah's Book Club 2.0.

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