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Sweetbitter : a novel

Author: Reginald Gibbons
Publisher: Seattle : Broken Moon Press, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A forbidden romance between a half-breed and a white woman, set in Texas at the turn of the century. The hero is Reuben Sweetbitter, the son of a white father and an Indian mother. When he begins dating Martha Clarke, the daughter of a lawyer, he is threatened with lynching and the couple flee to another town, but the forces of racial purity pursue them. This is one tale where love does not conquer all. By the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Love stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gibbons, Reginald.
Sweetbitter.
Seattle : Broken Moon Press, ©1994
(OCoLC)623214164
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Reginald Gibbons
ISBN: 0913089516 9780913089514
OCLC Number: 30756951
Awards: Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, 1995.
Description: x, 421 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part one: 1896 --
Part two: 1910 --
Part three: Still 1910 --
Part four: 1916.
Responsibility: by Reginald Gibbons.

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A forbidden romance between a half-breed and a white woman, set in Texas at the turn of the century. The hero is Reuben Sweetbitter, the son of a white father and an Indian mother. When he begins dating Martha Clarke, the daughter of a lawyer, he is threatened with lynching and the couple flee to another town, but the forces of racial purity pursue them. This is one tale where love does not conquer all. By the author of Five Pears or Peaches.

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