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Mama Ruby

Author: Mary Monroe
Publisher: New York : Kensington Books, [2011]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After Othella--the daughter of the town tramp in Shreveport, Louisiana--convinces her to give her baby away, 15-year-old Ruby Jean Upshaw runs away to New Orleans where nothing can erase the memories of the child she lost or quell her simmering rage at Othella for persuading her to let her baby go.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Monroe
ISBN: 9780758238610 0758238614
OCLC Number: 654311762
Description: 406 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Mary Monroe.

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After Othella--the daughter of the town tramp in Shreveport, Louisiana--convinces her to give her baby away, 15-year-old Ruby Jean Upshaw runs away to New Orleans where nothing can erase the memories of the child she lost or quell her simmering rage at Othella for persuading her to let her baby go.

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