Take My Hand

Take My Hand

Dolen Perkins-Valdez

Language: English

Published: Apr 12, 2022

Description:

“Deeply empathetic yet unflinching in its gaze…an unforgettable exploration of responsibility and redemption.”—Celeste Ng
 
NAMED A MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF 2022 BY Newsweek San Francisco Chronicle Essence Yahoo! News ∙ The Nerd Daily ∙ Daily MailElectric Literature BookBub Ms. Magazine and more!

A searing and compassionate new novel about a young Black nurse’s shocking discovery and burning quest for justice in post-segregation Alabama, from the New York Times bestselling author of Wench.

Montgomery, Alabama, 1973. Fresh out of nursing school, Civil Townsend intends to make a difference, especially in her African American community. At the Montgomery Family Planning Clinic, she hopes to help women shape their...