Cover of: Toning The Sweep (Point) | Angela Johnson

About the Book

Angela Johnson's Coretta Scott King Award winning novel that traces three generations of African American women as they learn one another's truths.

Three generations of African American women, each holding on to a separate truth. Their story -- encompassing racism and murder as well as the family commonplaces that make a life -- is one that readers will never forget.

First Sentence

My grandmama Ola says that yellow is the first color she ever remembers seeing.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL7541682M
Internet Archive
toningswee00john
ISBN 10
0590481428
ISBN 13
9780590481427
OCLC/WorldCat
30847029
Library Thing
1023379
Goodreads
775982
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