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The Salt Eaters
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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011
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A community of Black faith healers witness an event that will change their lives forever in this "hard-nosed, wise, funny" novel (Los Angeles Times). 

Set in a fictional city in the American South, the novel also "inhabits the nonlinear, sacred space and sacred time of traditional African religion” (The New York Times Book Review).

Though they all united in their search for the healing properties of salt, some of them are centered, some are off-balance; some are frightened, and some are daring. From the men who live off welfare women to the mud mothers who carry their children in their hides, the novel brilliantly explores the narcissistic aspect of despair and the tremendous responsibility that comes with physical, spiritual, and mental well-being.
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Street Date:
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Toni Cade Bambara. (2011). The Salt Eaters. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

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Toni Cade Bambara. 2011. The Salt Eaters. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

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Toni Cade Bambara, The Salt Eaters. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 2011.

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Though they all united in their search for the healing properties of salt, some of them are centered, some are off-balance; some are frightened, and some are daring. From the men who live off welfare women to the mud mothers who carry their children in their hides, the novel brilliantly explores the narcissistic aspect of despair and the tremendous responsibility that comes with physical, spiritual, and mental well-being.
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