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I Been in Sorrow

I Been in Sorrow's Kitchen and Licked Out All the Pots

I Been in Sorrow's Kitchen and Licked Out All the Pots( )
Author: Straight, Susan
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Open Road Integrated Media, LLC
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $9.99
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A historic novel about a young woman forced to grow up quickly, and whose life--as well as those of her twin sons--changes with the current of the times Beginning in the late 1950s, this novel tells the story of Marietta Cook, a tall girl growing up in Pine Gardens, a Gullah-speaking village in South Carolina. When Marietta's mother passes, she heads to Charleston in search of her uncle--only to find a lover and return pregnant with twins two years...
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Straight, Susan (Author)
Novelist and short story writer Susan Straight graduated from Amherst College in 1984.

She teaches Creative Writing at the University of California in Riverside.

Aquaboogie, her first collection of short stories, won the Milkweed National Fiction Prize and was one of Publishers Weekly's best paperbacks (1990). I Been in Sorrow's Kitchen and Licked Out All the Pots was named one of 1992's best novels by both Publishers Weekly and USA Today. It was also a New York Times Notable Book.


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