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Dutton, Jan 13, 2000 - Fiction - 229 pages
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Set in a small Arkansas town in the 1950s, this tale of loyalty and friendship between two African American women finds Jude turning to the church after the death of her daughter, and to a young woman who turns out to be a prostitute. Original.

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I really wanted to love this book- the writing is very good and I liked the setting, the two main characters, and how their friendship evolved, how they affected each other. But it is so graphic and ... Read full review

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Absolutely loved this book. Bernice McFadden is one of my favorite authors. I made it my business too read everthing I could get my hands on by this author. Great story, check out the sequel: This Bitter Earth. Read full review


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BERNICE L. MCFADDEN is the author of five bestsellers: Sugar, The Warmest December, This Bitter Earth, Loving Donovan, and Camillas Roses. She is the recipient of two fiction honor awards from BCALA and a MacDowell Fellowship.

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