Salvage the Bones (Jesmyn Ward)

"We never stopped crying. We just did it quieter."

"We never stopped crying. We just did it quieter."

U.S.A. / 2011

This gritty novel tells the tale of a poor and dysfunctional family living on Mississippi's Gulf Coast in the buildup and landfall of Hurricane Katrina. This quote is *too* real. This book won the 2011 National Book Award.