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Plume, Jan 1, 2001 - Fiction - 229 pages
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Set in a small Arkansas town in the 1950s, a 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.

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User Review  - EllenH - LibraryThing

Wow, a real page turner. This is the second book I've read by Bernice Mcfadden, and her first book. I was as impressed with this as I was by her other one. Now I find out there is a book 2 of Sugar. I too have ordered it from the library. Read full review

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User Review  - ladybug74 - LibraryThing

Loved this book! Read the whole thing in one day, though I will admit that it wasn't very long. Though Sugar was a prostitute, I found myself rooting for her and hoping that things would turn out ... Read full review

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