Queen Sugar

Queen Sugar

Synopsis

The inspiration for the acclaimed OWN TV series produced by Oprah Winfrey and Ava DuVernay&;Smart and heartfelt and highly recommended.&; &;Karen Joy Fowler, author of The Jane Austen Book ClubReaders, booksellers, and critics alike are embracing Queen Sugar and cheering for its heroine, Charley Bordelon, an African American woman and single mother struggling to build a new life amid the complexities of the contemporary South.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.

Book Details

Publisher

Penguin USA

Released

Feb 06, 2014

Language

english

ISBN

9780698151543

Age Level

General Adult
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