Sally by J. Schlenker

Literary Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

In 1968, Sally, at 109, is the oldest and only African American resident of the old-folks home. Alice, her nurse, listens to Sally recount her life, recording it in journals. What Alice discovers, she takes to her grave. Decades later, Alice’s granddaughter discovers the journals and sets out to find answers. Inspired by the true life of Sally Ann Barnes, 1858 to 1969, whom the author met in 1961. 2018 Bronze Winner in The Wishing Shelf Book Awards, Semi-Finalist in the 2018 William Faulkner––William Wisdom Writing Contest. 4.6 stars, 120 ratings. From $1.99 SHOP NOW

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