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Sugar's Life in the Hood: The Story of a Former Welfare Mother

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All her life, Sugar Turner has had to hustle to survive. An African American woman living in the inner city, she has been a single mother juggling welfare checks, food stamps, boyfriends and husbands, illegal jobs, and home businesses to make ends meet for herself and her five children. Her life's path has also wandered through the wilderness of crack addiction and prostit ...more
Hardcover, 264 pages
Published June 15th 2002 by University of Texas Press
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Oct 26, 2012 Lauro Garay rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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I liked this book because it was fun to read about how Sugar would buy food by only using coupons and also reading about how she slepted around with a lot of men. She's a woman who has to take care of five kids and yeah you should read it. :)
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Sugar Turner (pen name) works as a community outreach director for her local school system.
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