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Mama Ruby

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Growing up in Shreveport, Louisiana, Ruby Jean Upshaw is the kind of girl who knows what she wants and knows how to get it and only Othella Mae Cartier, daughter of the town tramp, understands what makes Ruby tick. When Ruby discovers she's pregnant, she's scared for the first time in her life. After hiding her growing belly with baggy dresses, Ruby secretly gives birth to a baby girl at Othella's house. With few choices, Othella talks Ruby into giving the child away - and running off with her to New Orleans. But Ruby soon realises her mistake...
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Full title mama ruby
Author monroe mary
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-22 22:53:33PM
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display_description After Othella--the daughter of the town tramp in Shreveport, Louisiana--convinces her to give her baby away, fifteen-year-old Ruby Jean Upshaw runs away to New Orleans, where nothing can quell her simmering rage at Othella for persuading her to let her baby go.
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series Mama Ruby novels
series_with_volume Mama Ruby novels|2
subject_facet African American women -- Fiction, Audiobooks, Large type books, New Orleans (La.) -- Fiction, Runaway teenagers -- Fiction, Teenage mothers -- Fiction
title_display Mama Ruby
title_full Mama Ruby, Mama Ruby / Mary Monroe, Mama Ruby Mama Ruby Series, Book 2, Mama Ruby [sound recording] / Mary Monroe, Mama Ruby [text (large print)] / by Mary Monroe
title_short Mama Ruby
topic_facet African American Fiction, African American women, Audiobooks, Fiction, Large type books, Literature, Runaway teenagers, Teenage mothers