Sweetgrass by Mary Alice Monroe
(Mira Hardbacks)

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Sweetgrass is a historic tract of land in South Carolina that has been home to the Blakely family for eight generations. But Sweetgrass—named for the indigenous grass that grows in the area—is in trouble. Taxes are skyrocketing. Bulldozers are leveling the surrounding properties. And the Blakelys could be forced to sell the one thing that continues to hold their disintegrating family together.

In this poignant novel of hope, acceptance and the powerful gift of forgiveness, Mary Alice Monroe paints an intimate portrait of a family that must learn to unravel old patterns and weave together a new future.

 

About Mary Alice Monroe

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Mary Alice Monroe is the New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author of fifteen novels. Her books received numerous awards, including the Award for Writing from the South Carolina Center for the Book and the International Fiction Award for Green Fiction. Monroe has twice been a finalist for SIBA best book and a four-time finalist for the RITA. She is on the Honor Roll for RWA, and won the RT Bookclub Lifetime Achievement Award. An active conservationist, she lives in the lowcountry of South Carolina where she is at work on her next novel. Visit her at MaryAliceMonroe.com and on Facebook.
 
Published August 15, 2012 by MIRA. 395 pages
Genres: Romance, Literature & Fiction, History. Fiction

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