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Sonia Life

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In the 1950s, the city of Alexandria, Louisiana, is home to a black neighborhood known as Sonia Quarters. The Sonia, as its residents call it, is filled with fascinating characters-among them five teenage boys, for whom the summer of 1957 is especially memorable.

Curly, Joe, Willie T., Ray, and Harry work and hang out together, doing odd jobs for neighbors and getting into
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Paperback, 108 pages
Published August 5th 2014 by Abbott Press
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Jozef Syndicate
Mar 06, 2015 Jozef Syndicate rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Fast-paced novella with Louisiana adventure and culture that is best categorized for YA readers.

“The colored hobo and now Junior Rabbit had told us, ‘Be ready to compete but be ready to fight too or you may not get a chance to compete’.”

Befitting young adult readers and even teens, “Sonia Life” by Clarence Hunter is told in the distinctly familiar voice of 14-year-old Curly who reflects on the life—and adventure—of residents living in the small, rural community known as the Sonia in Alexandria,
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Apr 19, 2015 Marion Green rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Took me into another generation of life from the perspective of small boys who lived through a summer of challenge from Hurricanes, separation of friends, and what it meant to grow up in segregated Central Louisiana, yet still manage to be free.
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