Queen Sugar by Natalie Baszile
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Readers, 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.
- Publisher : Penguin
- Language : English
- Paperback : 384 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0143132733
- ISBN-13 : 9780143126232
- Item Weight : 9.6 ounces
- Dimensions : 1 x 5.3 x 7.9 inches