Grace (Natashia Deón)

  “Where do we start when we tell the stories of our loved ones? On the day they were born or the day they mattered?"

“Where do we start when we tell the stories of our loved ones? On the day they were born or the day they mattered?"

U.S.A. / 2016

Natashia Deón's debut novel deals with Naomi, a young enslaved woman who runs away and has a white man's child. However, after Naomi's untimely death, she narrates her daughter's tumultuous story as she deals with the uncertain outcomes of the Emancipation Proclamation.