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Sugar

(2000)
(The first book in the Sugar series)
A novel by

 
 
From an exciting new voice in African-American contemporary fiction comes "a literary explosion... a stunning tale of love and loss" (The Chicago Defender). The novel opens when a young prostitute comes to Bigelow, Arkansas, to start over, far from her haunting past. Sugar moves next door to Pearl, who is still grieving for the daughter who was murdered fifteen years before. Over sweet-potato pie, an unlikely friendship begins, transforming both women's lives-and the life of an entire town.

Sugar brings a Southern African-American town vividly to life, with its flowering magnolia trees, lingering scents of jasmine and honeysuckle, and white picket fences that keep strangers out-but ignorance and superstition in. To read this novel is to take a journey through loss and suffering to a place of forgiveness, understanding, and grace.

Genre: Romance

Praise for this book

"One of the most compelling and thought-provoking novels I've read in years. Bernice McFadden is truly a welcomed voice in the literary world." - Terry McMillan


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Used availability for Bernice L McFadden's Sugar

Hardback Editions

February 2002 : USA Hardback
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Title: Sugar
Author(s): Bernice L McFadden
ISBN: 0-7862-3871-2 / 978-0-7862-3871-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Pr
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January 2001 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Sugar
Author(s): B Mcfadden
ISBN: 1-4176-4608-X / 978-1-4176-4608-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: San Val
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January 2000 : USA Hardback
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Title: Sugar: A Novel
Author(s): Bernice L McFadden
ISBN: 0-525-94531-8 / 978-0-525-94531-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dutton Adult
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Paperback Editions

January 2001 : USA Paperback
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Title: Sugar
Author(s): Bernice L McFadden
ISBN: 0-606-20932-8 / 978-0-606-20932-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Demco Media
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January 2001 : USA Paperback
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Title: Sugar: A Novel
Author(s): Bernice L McFadden
ISBN: 0-452-28220-9 / 978-0-452-28220-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Plume
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Audio Editions

March 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Sugar
Author(s): Bernice L McFadden
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon   


March 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Sugar
Author(s): Bernice L McFadden
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon CA   


2001 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: Sugar
Author(s): Bernice L McFadden
ISBN: 0-7887-4838-6 / 978-0-7887-4838-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon   


Kindle Editions

January 2001 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Sugar: A Novel
Author(s): Bernice L McFadden
Publisher: Plume
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA