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Yellow Wife by Sadeqa Johnson

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Also by Sadeqa Johnson:

Second House from the Corner, March 2021
Trade Size / e-Book
And Then There Was Me, March 2021
Trade Size / e-Book
Yellow Wife, January 2021
Hardcover / e-Book
And then there was me, April 2017
Hardcover / e-Book
Second House from the Corner, February 2017
Trade Size / e-Book (reprint)
The Second House From The Corner, February 2016
Hardcover / e-Book

Yellow Wife
Sadeqa Johnson

Simon & Schuster
January 2021
On Sale: January 12, 2021
288 pages
ISBN: 1982149108
EAN: 9781982149109
Kindle: B08BZFTB1Y
Hardcover / e-Book
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Multicultural African-American | Historical


Called "wholly engrossing" by New York Times bestselling author Kathleen Grissom, this harrowing story follows an enslaved woman forced to barter love and freedom while living in the most infamous slave jail in Virginia.

Born on a plantation in Charles City, Virginia, Pheby Delores Brown has lived a relatively sheltered life. Shielded by her mother’s position as the estate’s medicine woman and cherished by the Master’s sister, she is set apart from the others on the plantation, belonging to neither world.

She’d been promised freedom on her eighteenth birthday, but instead of the idyllic life she imagined with her true love, Essex Henry, Pheby is forced to leave the only home she has ever known. She unexpectedly finds herself thrust into the bowels of slavery at the infamous Devil’s Half Acre, a jail in Richmond, Virginia, where the enslaved are broken, tortured, and sold every day. There, Pheby is exposed not just to her Jailer’s cruelty but also to his contradictions. To survive, Pheby will have to outwit him, and she soon faces the ultimate sacrifice.

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