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  • ISBN 13: 9781566891554
  • ISBN 10: 1566891558
  • Price: $15.00 / $18.00 CAN
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The Pink Institution

By Selah Saterstrom

Beautiful and violent, spare and ominous, this wholly original novel explodes mythologies of southern femininity.

Interweaving visceral, atmospheric prose with historical photographs, images and texts, The Pink Institution

traces four generations of Mississippi women from their run-down, post-Civil War plantations to the modern-day trailer parks that house the youngest generations. As the impoverished decay of the Deep South expresses itself through their bloodlines, a new impression of Southern history and heritage emerges. The lyrical gravity and singular style of this unforgettable debut novel will transform the reader in its wake.

Selah Saterstrom’s writing has appeared in 3rd Bed and Pitkin Review. She is the editor of Soul Collections, a collection of prose and poetry written by at-risk teenagers in North Carolina. Born in Mississippi in 1974, she now lives in Asheville, North Carolina, where she teaches at Warren Wilson College.

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