Turnip Blues by Helen Campbell

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A female buddy book about two feisty 75-year-olds who set to visit the grave of legendary blues artist Bessie Smith, Turnip Blues offers a brilliant collage of personalities and relationships, family and friends, that is alternately heartwrenching, bittersweet, and humorous.

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Campbell holds degree in musical performance from the New School of Music and Yale, as well as a law degree from Temple University.
Published June 1, 1998 by Spinsters Ink Books. 256 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Seated in the passenger's seat of Mrs. Lemack's Firebird, Mrs. Kuzo has plenty of time to remember her past, recalling the prejudice she and other Slavs faced as ""Hunkies,"" her economic struggles, her clashes with her family, their suffering over the death of a sister and the ravages brought do...

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