Being Plumville has ratings and 88 reviews. Diana said: So, I was writing an awesome review and a storm came in and knocked my power out. Anyway, her. Set during the turbulent s, Benjamin and Coralee experience change in a community unprepared and unwelcoming of it. Can a relationship rekindle and. In this dramatic novel, Friersos (The Sight: City of Sin) explores the pleasures and perils of interracial romance in In the nondescript.

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I found plumvjlle refreshing that Ceelee and Benny met as kids are even though they were split up as kids they still remembered each other in college. I was just grinning at the screen throughout most of the book. Benjamin’s mother, Florence, overhears this bit of information and forbids Patty from bringing Coralee back into her home.

I know it will always stick with me.

Being Plumville by Savannah J. Frierson (4 star ratings)

A heavy burden rests on his back — should he throw caution to the wind and showcase the love he so desperately has for Coralee? Mar 25, Joshua rated it it was amazing. Kristie rated it really liked it Jul 10, I can love who I want, geing if people don’t like it, I have the safety and the ability to face that and not find my essential being damaged from it.

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Being Plumville – SJF Books | Savannah J. Frierson

Looking forward to reading this one again. Refresh and try again. A sweet, enjoyable read – I was hooked from the beginning! His nose caressed hers. Things heat up when this couple tries to fight fate, and when others who want to do everything in their power to keep them apart. Being Plumville 29 Jan 03, An intense read with heavy subject matter that makes you stop reading from time to time, to ponder each moment.

It was such an innocent admission, but he felt the power of it surge within him. Many Southerners, Black and white, will revert to colloquial language patterns with close pumville and family. Frierson did one heck of a job with this story! On a side bejng, I just love the book cover! I liked this story it as sweet. Return to Book Pllumville.

He drew her closer and pulled their joined hands from her coat, where it fell heedlessly to the floor. It was educating in that way of reminding you of what we, people, all races, activists, and those dedicated had to do and go through to get to the place in plumbille world where we are now.

Being Plumville

Especially since I felt like the issues I saw could’ve been addressed in this book. It is a painful thought to accept that one’s life is not your own. The characters had to face difficulties of overcoming race at a time when it almost seemed impossible. The opening scene tells me a lot about Benny and Ceelee. Goodreads helps plumgille keep track of books you want to read.


Robbie rated it really liked it Apr 18, It was a lot to take, making this far from a fun, escapist read. My mother and father both black lived in this world of Ceelee and Benjamin, dealing with the same issues. They make it too pretty, the discrimination is nothing more than a snarled lip plumviple an icy attitude from someone’s mother. I riferimenti al dr.

I enjoyed this story. Anyway, here it goes. Ceelee loves and trusts Benny.

Benny’s father is similar to my father, a man who knew that Blacks were not subordinate to whites, but felt confined by beibg social norms of the time to not make waves or upset the expected roles in their small towns.

Oct 15, Alana Jackman added it. The romance between the pair was so sweet and the situations were very real.

This is a love story set against the backdrop of the turbulent racial climate of the s. As a “romance novel,” it works.

I still wish more of Benjamin’s and Coralee’s interaction A mixed couple in love during the turbulent 60s- good times! Return to Book Page. For someone so smart she was being very dense about the situation. I liked this story it as sweet.