Kindle ePUB [Sweetgrass short story collection] AUTHOR Mary Alice Monroe – PDF, DOC & Kindle free



10 thoughts on “Sweetgrass

  1. says:

    This was on a recommendation list for chicklit I was trying I have been finding this isn't a genre to my liking but I had hopes for this one g

  2. says:

    Light read with a typical Lowcountry story Good vacation book The great thing about Mary Alice Monroe's books is learning about Lowcountry history and nature From the obvious sweetgrass lesson you will learn about sweetgras

  3. says:

    This was of a 45 I loved this book

  4. says:

    Sweetgrass is an historical tract of land that the Blakely family has called home for the past eight generations But Sweetgrass so named for the indigenous grass that grows in the area is in trouble Bulldozers are leveling

  5. says:

    I read this book because a co worker gave it to me because she knows I'm a reader I didn't care for it only because I'm a literature snob and this book didn't do anything original The characters weren't original the story wasn't original and the writing was full of cliches There was no real growth or character development Still I read the whole thing to see what would happen next so it wasn't a bad book It's like the di

  6. says:

    For me the best part of this book was the sweet grass baskets I'm afraid that I could not stand that the main character was named Mama June I ju

  7. says:

    Slow to get into but once I did it was a great book

  8. says:

    A down to earth story with strong character development and interesting southern traditions A really enjoyable read

  9. says:

    A wonderful story about family and the secrets they have

  10. says:

    You can feel the love the author has for the area in which this story is set but the characters are cardboard cut outs and the writi

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Summary ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ Mary Alice Monroe

Rouble Bulldozers are leveling surrounding properties And the Blakelys could be forced to sell the one thing that continues to hold their disintegrating family together For some of the Blakelys the prospe. I read this book because a co worker gave it to me because she knows I m a reader I didn t care for it only because I m a literature snob and this book didn t do anything original The characters weren t original the story wasn t original and the writing was full of cliches There was no real growth or character development Still I read the whole thing to see what would happen next so it wasn t a bad book It s like the difference between watching Two and Half Men and Breaking Bad It s not that Two and a Half Men is horrible only that Breaking Bad is sooooo much better The Neutrons Long Shadow properties And the Blakelys could be forced to sell the one thing that continues to hold their disintegrating family together For some of the Blakelys the Ricky prospe. I read this book because a co worker gave it to me because she knows I m a reader I didn t care for it only because I m a literature snob and this book didn t do anything original The characters weren t original the story wasn t original and the writing was full of cliches There was no real growth or character development Still I read the whole thing to see what would happen next so it wasn t a bad book It s like the difference between watching Two and Half Men and Breaking Bad It s not that Two and a Half Men is horrible only that Breaking Bad is sooooo much better

Summary Sweetgrass

Sweetgrass

Ct of selling Sweetgrass is bittersweet  for others it is completely unimaginable But as they find the strength to stay and fight they realize that their bond as a family is all they need to stay togeth. A wonderful story about family and the secrets they have

Summary ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ Mary Alice Monroe

Sweetgrass is a historical 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 t. This was on a recommendation list for chicklit I was trying I have been finding this isn t a genre to my liking but I had hopes for this one given the blurb on the cover from Pat Conroy a first rate writer of literary fiction about the South Carolina lowcountry in which this is set From the beginning though this struck me as wretchedly written Clumsy dialogue with people dumping information already known to both of them and melodramatic in tone It also features a plot device I find irritating the eeeeeevil developer I found it all the irritating given what I was supposed to root for as worth preserving Sweetgrass Plantation in the Blakely family 300 years complete with a colonial mansion and a family crest Tara ho The book isn t even consistent about how long the place has been in the family Supposedly for only 8 generations and with the founding matriarch supposedly in nineteenth century dress in her portrait How does that go with three centuries The utter last straw though is when the current family matriarch goes to see the old black housekeeper Nona Nona then talks to her daughter Maize of her pride that their family has served the Blakelys for generations going back to the days of slavery At least poor Maize seems as bewildered as I was at the sentiment But no just no Believe me I m far from politically correct I love Gone With the Wind Truly I do But it was all than my lil Yankee heart could stand