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User Review  - bookczuk - LibraryThing

I live in the south. Every day, I see relics of days that to some symbolize the glory of the south, to others, a time of great shame for humankind. I was not born into southern culture (indeed, my own ... Read full review

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User Review  - KellyHewitt - LibraryThing

Set in 1862 during the bloody American Civil War, part historical fiction and part mystery/intrigue and clearly well researched -- David Fuller's debut novel Sweetsmoke was no simple feat to write ... Read full review

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User Review  - wordsampersand - LibraryThing

David Fuller's first novel follows Cassius, a slave on the Virginia tobacco plantation Sweetsmoke. As the American Civil War rages on the periphery, Cassius spends his days tending to carpentry needs ... Read full review

SWEETSMOKE

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

A debut novel of the Civil War, set on the Virginia tobacco plantation of Sweetsmoke during 1862.The narrative focuses on Cassius, "of lean and hungry look," and indeed named after the character in ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jenny Henrickson - Goodreads

I really enjoyed this book, but I don't feel as though it warranted anymore than 3 stars. it was well written and the characters were very engaging but it just didn't have a lot of fluidity to it. Read full review

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