salt eaters

  • 295 Pages
  • 4.21 MB
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  • English
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Women"s Press , London
StatementToni Cade Bambara.
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LC ClassificationsPS3552.A473
The Physical Object
Pagination295p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22643940M
ISBN 100704338823

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The Salt Eaters () About book: Velma Henry turned stiffly on the stool, the gown ties tight across her back, the knots hard. So taut for so long, she could not swivel. Neck, back, hip joints dry, stiff. Face frozen. She could not glower, suck her teeth, roll her eyes, do any of the Velma-things by way of answering Minnie Ransom, who sat before her humming lazily up and down the scales.

✏The Salt Eaters Book Summary: Set in a town somewhere in the South, here is the story of a community of black people searching for the healing properties of salt who witness an event that will change their lives forever. Some of them are centered, some are off-balance; some are frightened, and some are daring.

The Salt Eaters is an experimental novel by Toni Cade Bambara, released in It is her first novel after publishing collections of short stories. It is her first novel after publishing collections of short stories.

Description of the book "The Salt Eaters": Set in Claybourne, a small town somewhere in the South, THE SALT EATERS is the story of a community of black faith healers who, searching for the healing properties of salt, witness an event that will change their lives forever. It also examines the technical and cultural factors that contribute to the lack of books with self-empowered black professional female protagonists, and considers The Salt Eaters by Toni Cade Bambara and Waiting to Exhale by Terry McMillan, two novels that function as significant markers in the development of contemporary black women writers’ texts.

The Salt Eaters chronicles the mental crisis of Velma Henry, a community activist, and efforts to restore her to health. Minnie Ransom is the faith healer who employs nontraditional methods to.

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Set in Claybourne, a town somewhere in the South, The Salt Eaters is the story of a community of black people who are searching for the healing properties of salt, and who witness an event that 4/5(2). Book Description:Set in Claybourne, a small town somewhere in the South, THE SALT EATERS is the story of a community of black faith healers who, searching for the healing properties of salt, witness an event that will change their lives forever.

More books like The Salt Eaters may be found by selecting the categories below. Fiction / General; Tell us what do you think about The Salt Eaters. Themes in The Salt Eaters include despair, healing, and hope.

Despair is a central theme in the novel after the attempted suicide of Velma Henry. Velma is getting older, and her life hasn't. Click to read more about The Salt Eaters by Toni Cade Bambara.

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She has also edited The Black Woman and Tales and Short 4/5(2). Set in Claybourne, a town somewhere in the South, The Salt Eaters is the story of a community of black people who are searching for the healing properties of salt, and who witness an event that will change their lives forever. "A book full of marvels"The New Yorker.

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Some of them are centered, some are off-balance; some. The Salt Eaters words, approx. 2 pages Set in a small city in southern Georgia, The Salt Eaters is an intricate portrait of a community struggling with issues of.

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Some of them are centered, some are off-balance; some are frightened, and some are daring. Decem I'm so grateful to have found The Salt Eaters. A lot of reviews say that the book is difficult to read, and that is true.

The narrative is nonlinear, the prose is electric and wordy, and Ms. Bambara sometimes spends pages detailing a character's inner projections so you could get lost in knowing what's actually happening/5.

About this Item: New York: Random House, dj, Hardcover first edition - First printing. Author's first novel, preceded by several volumesof highly praised short stories, set somewhere in the South, at a radical medical center where the 'salt eaters' - those Black people who come to the center searching for a healing - will watch an event take place that will alter their lives.

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'Smart as a whip, respected, prosperous, beloved and by:   Book Overview Set in Claybourne, a small town somewhere in the South, THE SALT EATERS is the story of a community of black faith healers who, searching for the healing properties of salt, witness an event that will change their lives forever/5(3).

Bambara's get-right-into-it, media res approach has served her stories well (Gorilla My Love, The Seabirds Are Still Alive); after all, stories have unmistakable on-and-off switches. But in her first novel, the immediate dunking-down of the reader into a whirling broth&#;of voices, images, contrasting traditions, comedies, and knowledges&#;works less certainly.

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Central to the meld is. The novel is set in a small, Southern town. Velma Henry, a long-time civil rights activist and feminist, sits in a hospital gown on a stool listening to the musical voice of Minnie Ransom.

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Toni Cade Bambara is the author of two short story collections, Gorilla My Love and Seabirds Are Still Alive, and a novel, The Salt Eaters. She has also edited The Black Woman and Tales and Short Stories for Black Folks.

Her works have appeared in various periodicals and have been translated into several languages. She died in The Salt Eaters by Bambara, Toni Cade. New York: Random House, First Edition. pages. Previous owner's name inked on front free endpaper. Very faint foxing spots to page edges.

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