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The Resource Queen sugar : a novel, Natalie Baszile

Queen sugar : a novel, Natalie Baszile

Label
Queen sugar : a novel
Title
Queen sugar
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Natalie Baszile
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
" A mother-daughter story of reinvention-about an African American woman who unexpectedly inherits a sugarcane farm in Louisiana Why exactly Charley Bordelon's late father left her eight hundred sprawling acres of sugarcane land in rural Louisiana is as mysterious as it was generous. Recognizing this as a chance to start over, Charley and her eleven-year-old daughter, Micah, say good-bye to Los Angeles. They arrive just in time for growing season but no amount of planning can prepare Charley for a Louisiana that's mired in the past: as her judgmental but big-hearted grandmother tells her, cane farming is always going to be a white man's business. As the sweltering summer unfolds, Charley must balance the overwhelming challenges of her farm with the demands of a homesick daughter, a bitter and troubled brother, and the startling desires of her own heart. Penguin has a rich tradition of publishing strong Southern debut fiction-from Sue Monk Kidd to Kathryn Stockett to Beth Hoffman. In Queen Sugar, we now have a debut from the African American point of view. Stirring in its storytelling of one woman against the odds and initimate in its exploration of the complexities of contemporary southern life, Queen Sugar is an unforgettable tale of endurance and hope"--
Summary
Hoping for a new start when she unexpectedly inherits a sugarcane farm, Charley moves to Louisiana, where she confronts her grandmother's judgmental beliefs while balancing the farm's overwhelming challenges with the needs of her homesick daughter, her troubled brother and her own yearning heart
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Storyline
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Writing style
Character
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10262410
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Baszile, Natalie
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
870
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American women
  • Families
Target audience
adult
Label
Queen sugar : a novel, Natalie Baszile
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn858940233
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9780670026135
Lccn
2013036789
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)858940233
Label
Queen sugar : a novel, Natalie Baszile
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn858940233
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9780670026135
Lccn
2013036789
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)858940233

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