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Jewell Parker Rhodes

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Sugar (2013)
3.87 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: I did enjoy this historical fiction book about a young former slave girl in Louisiana in the years of Reconstruction. Sugar doesn't know why her mother named her Sugar because sugar is what her plantation grows and it's a hard, hard crop on its workers. I, too, did not realize ...
Ninth Ward (2010)
3.94 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: A Twelve-year-old named Lanesha lives in a very close community in New Orleanes’ Ninth Ward. her house is very run down. But what she does have is a caregiver who is extremely loyal to her and wise in the ways of the world and has a kind of sixth since of what is going to happe...
Yellow Moon: A  Novel (2008)
3.61 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: Jewel Parker Rhodes is an awesome author. When you read her books on Marie Laveau, you get to explore the past and the voodoo that occurs in New Orleans. She mentions a silver man that poses like a statue; being from Louisiana and visiting New Orleans I could clearly see the scen...
Hurricane: A Novel (2011)
3.85 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: Hurricane is the 3rd Installment of a series of books decicated to famous Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau. Dr. Marie Laveau is the great great granddaughter of the voodoodienne.Dr. Lauveau has finally embraced the heritage that has been both a curde and a blessing to the women descenda...
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