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Sugar Audiobook

Sugar

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Publisher's Summary

Blackboard best seller Sugar is the superb first novel by Bernice L. McFadden.

An emotional journey from grief and suffering to understanding and forgiveness, Sugar will keep you listening until its graceful conclusion.

Sugar arrives in the small town of Bigelow, Arkansas, like an ominous storm. She saunters down the street in a blonde wig and spiked heels, cigarette dangling between red-painted lips. Without even speaking to her, the women in town hate her. But when she moves in next door to Pearl, a woman who tragically lost her daughter 15 years earlier, the two women bond over tragic pasts.

In this remarkably vivid novel read by gifted narrator Myra Lucretia Taylor, you can almost smell the blooming magnolias in this 1950s-era town.

©2000 Bernice L. McFadden (P)2001 Recorded Books, LLC

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    Christopher S. Doyle Honolulu HI 07-11-17
    Christopher S. Doyle Honolulu HI 07-11-17 Member Since 2016

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    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Just a beautifully written book. Lyrical, humorous and heart breaking. Ms. McFadden weaves an involved tale of loss, love, friendship and survival. Sugar is a memorable character I won't forget and I'm sure I'll return time and again to reacquaint myself with Pearl and Sugar.


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    Who was the most memorable character of Sugar and why?

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    Any additional comments?

    None. Beautiful piece of writing.

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    well miss my favorite couple 05-23-17 Member Since 2016
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    I have been so enthralled with this audio book! Now that it is over I realized I wasn't breathing!!

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    Keta87 05-14-17
    Keta87 05-14-17
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    "Great read"

    Loved it! This kept me going on a road trip. I am ready to read the next one.

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    C. Coleman 04-18-17
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    "Beautifully written and narrated!"

    The author's words are beautifully descriptive of each character, place, and time. I fell in love with Sugar. She was complicated and although her life was hard she was not sad. The four 🌟 are because the story was heavy for me and the timelines were confusing. I'm so glad I read it and I will read more by this writer but it will be after something a bit lighter. Marvelous work!

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    F. H. Roye' 03-15-17
    F. H. Roye' 03-15-17

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    The written word the narration - no words to describe. My heart and soul Shaken!

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