Jesmyn Ward is an author who wrote a book called Sing, Unburied, Sing. It is multi vocal as well as haunting. It switches voices from chapter to chapter. The moral anchor of the story is a young boy named JoJo. He is a biracial boy that lives in Mississippi. He does not have any parents and he tries to face death at the age of thirteen. JoJo is an old soul. He is a very observant kid.
- Jesmyn Ward’s latest novel takes you into the world of a young virtually orphaned, biracial boy in Missippi named Jojo.
- In the novel she touches on his mother who had him too young, but focuses more on his father who is in prison for drug related crimes.
- The writer has done her to bring light to some troubling moral issues without bias, or political intentions.
“To describe the elements of the book is to somehow make them sound like reductive clichés when they are not.”