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

Straight, Susan

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ISBN 10: 1562829637 / ISBN 13: 9781562829636
Published by Hyperion, New York, 1992
Condition: As New Hardcover
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This widely read and respected author, here gives the reader a look at the life of a black protagonist who handles her life challenges with poise and dignity. Book and BroDart protected jacket are fine, without faults. This unread copy is signed on the title page by the author. Gift quality. First edition / first printing. Ships in bubble wrap in box. Bookseller Inventory # BX24-6

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Title: I Been in Sorrow's Kitchen and Licked Out ...

Publisher: Hyperion, New York

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Marietta Cook leaves South Carolina's Low Country to seek a new life in Charleston, only to become pregnant with twin boys whom she struggles to support as a domestic amid the turmoil of the civil rights movement.

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"Straight's portrayal of a black woman's life is nearly miraculous in its astonishing richness of detail, its emotional honesty and its breadth of human thought and feeling." -- USA Today

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