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A Place for Ida

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A Place for Ida draws the reader into the life of a young black girl coming of age in the rural south of the 1960s. Abandoned by her parents, left to be raised by her grandmother, Ida grew up longing for touch and affection. "Everyone was already telling her she was a heartbreaker. . . with the strong shapely muscular legs of a stallion." When she meets her first true ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published April 25th 2006 by Leap of Faith Publishing (first published March 24th 2003)
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African Americans on the Move Book Club
Place for Ida is one book that you are sure to not be able to put down. The main character Ida is a young women coming of age searching in looking for love. Little does she know if was going to take a journey of heartaches and confusion before she could truly be happy. Patricia Richardson not only is a great story teller, the epic for which she created was so dynamically put together I was blown away by every detail. A true page turner indeed, that will surely keep you guessing until the very ...more
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