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State Fair by Earlene Fowler
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Aug 13, 2011

really liked it

This is the 14th book in the Benni Harper series.

Benni is overseeing the special showing of traditional African American quilts at the state fair. One special quilt is on loan for the exhibit and it goes missing. This quilt is irreplaceable, although they will try to make a similiar quilt from photos, there is no way to replace it. In addition to that racial prejudice ia raising it's ugly head this time around, and Benni is finding out that she is even receiving it some herself. Add to all of Benni's regular routine and the fair, Benni's great aunt and decided to visit stayingwith Dove and Benni is doing most of the chauffeuring around of Great-Aunt Garnet. Garnet is not being her usualy self - to the extent that Benni is thinking that maybe she might be dying... Add to the stress, Benni finds another body and the body is found wrapped in the missing quilt, which is now ruined. Benni is discovering that the more she hears the more the assumed reason for the murder of Cal is not making sense. Will Benni be able to make sense of it all before the fair closes and everyone disperses to where ever they came from? Read & find out.

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