Sing, Unburied, Sing

Author: Jesmyn Ward

Jojo and his baby sister, Kayla, are being raised in rural Mississippi by their grandparents, Pop and Mam. Things are not easy, as Pop is perpetually haunted by his time in prison; Mam is on the verge of dying from cancer; and their mom, Leonie, is in and out of their lives as she grieves her dead brother and battles drug addiction. When their father is released from the prison, Leonie sets out with Jojo, Kayla and a friend to the State Penitentiary and things change.

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