Join moderator Kathy Schultenover for a discussion of Jesmyn Ward’s book Sing, Unburied, Sing. Parnassus Book Club meetings are free and open to anyone. Buy the book, read the book and join the discussion.
Part ghost story, part road novel, this historic National Book Award winner is a dazzling journey through Mississippi’s past and present and an epic tale of hope and survival. Following a family making the trip from their Gulf Coast town to the Mississippi State Penitentiary, Sing, Unburied, Sing tests the strength of emotional bonds and the pull of our collective history. In a haunted landscape, for a family reeling from loss, the trip is fraught with danger. This gorgeous novel, animated by Ward’s lush and vibrant language, is rich with connection, meaning, and healing.