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Queen sugar

Author: Natalie Baszile
Publisher: New York, New York : Penguin Books, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Charley unexpectedly inherits eight hundred acres of sugarcane land, she and her eleven-year-old daughter say goodbye to smoggy Los Angeles and head to Louisiana. She soon learns, however, that cane farming is always going to be a white man’s business. As the sweltering summer unfolds, Charley struggles to balance the overwhelming challenges of a farm in decline with the demands of family and the startling  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Natalie Baszile
ISBN: 0143132733 9780143132738
OCLC Number: 986958102
Notes: "Now with a new introduction by Ava DuVernay and the author"--Cover.
First published in the United States by Viking Penguin, 2014.
Made into an original hit dramatic televesion series, 'OWN.'
Description: xii, 372 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Natalie Baszile.

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When Charley unexpectedly inherits eight hundred acres of sugarcane land, she and her eleven-year-old daughter say goodbye to smoggy Los Angeles and head to Louisiana. She soon learns, however, that cane farming is always going to be a white man’s business. As the sweltering summer unfolds, Charley struggles to balance the overwhelming challenges of a farm in decline with the demands of family and the startling desires of her own heart. --amazon.com.

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