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Southern Discomfort Paperback – April 1, 1983
The Daughter of Union County
To save his heritage, he hides his daughter’s true identity—but he can’t protect her forever. Learn More
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The characters are phenomenal, primarily their names which are a story of their own.
I feel as though every plot and sub plot in this novel can be a book on its own.
The ending is disturbing in a good and bad way.
If you want a good read look no further. You wont be putting this book down after you get through the first half
It takes place during the 20's in a southern town... and tells the story of people from all walks of life - blacks, the wealthy whites, and some white prostitutes. She tells the story of each group of people in a very authentic way and gives each group a sense of pride. And of course... the stories mingle as the characters begin mingling outside theor social circles.
The way i'd say this book was different than some of her others (and i've read about 10), is that it's more... well... more like a soap opera. (along the lines of V.C. Andrews). There is incestual sex, illigitamate pregnancies, etc.
This book was definately fun to read though... and has a beautiful message...
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It was not a book I would recommend. I read perhaps two chapters and tossed it.Published 16 months ago by Jacque
Executed the process successfully. Haven't read the book, but I suspect it will be a good one.Published 19 months ago by William Spears
If you like contrived stories with lots of unusual names and gratuitous sex, you might like this one. I almost always finish every book I start, but couldn't with this one. Read morePublished on May 23, 2013 by Patricia Bloom
hard to find books are a staple of Amazon . I recently moved and as I was stacking my books on the bookshelves i realized someone had "borrowed" my Rita Mae Brown... Read morePublished on May 21, 2013 by Kiki
Love books by Rita Mae Brown... This book has a good story line, humor and insight. Would recommend to othersPublished on January 22, 2013 by Barbara R.
I am a big fan of RMB, and this book did not disappoint. It's going on my shelf to stay. I bought this book Used and the dealer shipped very promptly.Published on December 27, 2012 by lou678594
Some readers may be offended by the direct language of some of the characters of the book, actually it is only the 'real talk' of real people in the south. Read morePublished on December 15, 2012 by Southern Reader