Delicious Foods by James Hannaham

This novel tells the story of a young boy named Eddie who is left to fend for himself after his mother, a widow and crack addict, disappears. Eddie's mother has been lured into a corrupt and brutal farming operation, where workers are treated like slaves and kept addicted to drugs. The narrative alternates between Eddie's desperate search for his mother and his mother's struggles within the exploitative system, both of them battling against the destructive influence of addiction and systemic racism.

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