No One Is Coming to Save Us
A NovelBook - 2017
From Library Staff
The Great Gatbsy is revived in a compelling tale of obsessive love and dashed dreams set in a struggling North Carolina town dealing with economic decline and the legacy of Jim Crow.
Through the lens of an African American family’s attempt at the American dream, Watts crystallizes how families struggle to keep heart and soul together as they strive to realize their personal goals while uplifting the entire clan.
The Great Gatsby is revived in an accomplished debut novel.
Seattle Librarians Mar 08, 2017
"The Great Gatsby" is brilliantly recast in the contemporary South: a powerful first novel about an extended African American family and their colliding visions of the American Dream.