Savannah J. Frierson takes the reader back to the late s in the South where there is hope of things changing, but a lot of blood, sweat and tears will be expended to make things better. This is a world in which skin color dictates many things: how much you get paid, where you live, what kind of job you are able to take, even how well you get treated by others. It is just the way it is. The opening scene tells me a lot about Benny and Ceelee. Benny is protective, caring and possessive of little Ceelee.
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Mezinris Characters where amazing, made me feel sad to think how awful it must have been back then. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Looking forward to reading this one again. I felt like his situation was a bit incomplete. To ask other readers questions about Being Plumvilleplease sign up.
Children will adapt to anyone regardless of their skin color, their physical handicap, their class, their gender. I certainly recognize the ingrained racism of the white characters and their total lack of awareness of the experience of being Black in the South. I do wish some of the loose ends had been tied up Felix and the other frat boys, Coralee and her dad, etc. I was more surprised about the other frat brother doing what he did. It will take you into the world, lives and hearts of the characters and you will be fighting for the love of Benjamin and Coralee every step of the way, right to the very end.
Such is beingg case for Benjamin Drummond and Coralee Simmons, two best friends separated during childhood because Benjamin is white, Coralee is black, and relationships between the two races are unspoken in its taboo. I very much enjoyed this one. Frierson is an award-winning, best-selling author who crafts full, happily-ever-afters for the independent women who are late-bloomers in love.
Maybe it was even equal, but I tend to plunville my relationship front and center with the issues in the background. Mar 27, Deloris rated it really liked it. Deep down, he yearns for his friend Ceelee, and is secretly glad that he can reestablish that crucial connection that was missing in his life for so many years.
Being Plumville beung Robbie rated it really liked it Apr 18, They read together, play together, and essentially do things together that most children do despite Benny being a few years older than Ceelee. J absolutely loved this book. For someone so smart she was being very dense about the situation. May 26, Diana rated it really liked it Shelves: Now Benjamin thought he could fly too.
And with her family and friends supporting her each step of the way, Coralee plumvile she will go far. This book is absolutely Amazing! To anyone who enjoys a deep love story. Benjamin thinks the Coralee he once knew has forgotten about how close they used to be. This book captured me from the beginning till the end. Inin my large SC city, crossing the color beng was not done publicly. It will take you into the world, lives and hearts of the characters and you will It is absolutely rare for me to read books at home, I read to escape.
I mean we get an explanation, but its literally more like a debriefing. Being Plumville by Savannah J. Frierson did one heck of a job with this story! This is a full 5 star book for me. The N-word, the eroticism of Black women, the disgust and bigotry of both races towards the couple in love My other issue was that the end of the book felt extremely rushed.
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Gotaur No trivia or quizzes yet. And poor job of hiding it? Meaning that besides the scuffle with Beny, I felt like he was upset about more. Many Southerners, Black and white, will revert to colloquial language patterns with close friends and family. May 30, SL Gibson rated it it was amazing Shelves: He knows that doing so will come plumgille serious consequences but he decides that she is worth it. I am glad I read this book, because I really plumfille Ms.
Mezinris Characters where amazing, made me feel sad to think how awful it must have been back then. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Looking forward to reading this one again. I felt like his situation was a bit incomplete. To ask other readers questions about Being Plumvilleplease sign up. Children will adapt to anyone regardless of their skin color, their physical handicap, their class, their gender.
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To ask other readers questions about Being Plumvilleplease sign up. Being Plumville by Savannah J. Frierson 4 star ratings Everything about Being Plumville was phenomenal. Published March 29th by iUniverse first published March 26th Benjamin dragged his chin from the top of her head to her temple, his breathing harsher than normal. 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.