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Vernon, Olympia

Overview
Works: 3 works in 17 publications in 1 language and 1,371 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3622.E75, 813.6
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Publications about Olympia Vernon
Publications by Olympia Vernon
Most widely held works by Olympia Vernon
Eden by Olympia Vernon( Book )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 553 libraries worldwide
"When fourteen-year-old Maddy Dangerfield draws a naked woman on the pages of Genesis in fire-engine red lipstick during Sunday school, the rural black community of Pyke County, Mississippi, is scandalized."--Jacket
A killing in this town by Olympia Vernon( Book )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 497 libraries worldwide
A searing novel about a small Mississippi town trapped in a cycle of racism and violence, and the two boys who heroically defy tradition and seek an end to the injustice
Logic by Olympia Vernon( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 321 libraries worldwide
As a child Logic Harris survived a fall from a tree-an accident that precipitated her transformation into a young girl lost in her own world. Logic's mother has secretly wished that Logic had not survived, and she now ignores the increasingly apparent evidence of the aberrant attention Logic's father bestows upon his daughter in her adolescence. As her mother retreats into her work as a neighborhood midwife and Logic's father collapses into paranoia, Logic is left to navigate alone what she scarcely understands. In inspired prose, stunning in its imaginative authority, Logic is a chilling allegory about the dangers of silence and a searing portrait of a girl lost in shame and fear, and a family and community too scarred by their own wounds to save her
 
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English (17)
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