I Been In Sorrow's Kitchen And Licked Out All The Pots by Susan Straight

This novel follows the life of Marietta Cook, a tall, resilient African American woman from the Gullah community in South Carolina, as she endures the hardships and complexities of the American South. Through her journey, we witness her strength and determination as she raises her twin sons, contends with racial and social challenges, and strives to maintain her cultural heritage. The narrative, rich with Gullah dialect and traditions, paints a vivid portrait of a woman's struggle for survival and dignity against a backdrop of historical events that shape her community and the nation.

The 5335th greatest book of all time


Published
1992
Nationality
American
Type
Fiction
Pages
368
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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