BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Oprah revealed her highly anticipated new book club selection on CBS This Morning.

It turns out the media mogul selected a novel written by a Baltimore native for her bookclub.

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Her pick is The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates.

The Water Dancer tells the story of a young man born into bondage on a plantation who is gifted with a mysterious power.

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It is Coates’ first novel and follows his acclaimed non-fiction work.