Year the Colored Sisters Came to Town by Jacqueline Guidry

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Shines a fierce light on the effects of racsm in a cornet of Louisiana and, by doing so, illuminates the hearvy price paid for bigotry.
 

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Published January 1, 2001 by Welcome Rain. 256 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Sister Pat never returns, Aussie is dismissed from the Dubois home, Mavis and Vivien enter public school.

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A 10-year-old about to go into fifth grade, Vivien Leigh knows that there are differences between whites and "coloreds," unlike her younger sister Mavis, whose best friend Marydale Arceneaux is the daughter of the Dubois family's black housekeeper.

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