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Trueluck Summer: Southern Historical Fiction

A Lowcountry Novel

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A hopeful grandmother. A sassy young girl. Their audacious summer stunt could change their southern town forever. 

Charleston, 1964. Ida Trueluck is still adjusting to life on her own. Moving into her son's house creates a few family conflicts, but the widow's saving grace is her whipsmart granddaughter Trudy. Ida makes it her top priority to give the girl a summer she'll never forget. 

When a runaway truck nearly takes her life, Trudy makes fast friends with the boy who saves her. But since Paris is black, the racism they encounter inspires Trudy's surprising summer mission: to take down the Confederate flag from the South Carolina Statehouse. And she knows she can't do it without the help of her beloved grandmother. 

With all of Southern society conspiring against them, can Trudy, Ida, and their friends pull off the impossible?

Trueluck Summer is a Southern historical women's fiction novel set in a time of great cultural change. If you like courageous characters, heartwarming humor, and inspirational acts, then you'll love Susan Gabriel's captivating tale. 

Buy Trueluck Summer to live the courage of youth today!

Customer Reviews

Trueluck Summer

Very interesting with great moral value....

Trueluck Summer

Don't miss the opportunity to read this book. Once you start it, you won't be able to put it down.

Another Susan Gabriel winner!

Totally loved this book! and, no you are not supposed to call in sick to finish this, but I did!!
Susan's characters and the story draw you in, yu feel like you are part of this story. The characters feel like people you could know. I lived through this era of segregation. Although born in NY, we moved to the south when I was a teenager. Where I came from we didn't have segregation so I was not only amazed but angered by it. I bucked the system every chance I got. I used "colored" water fountains, seats, bathrooms etc. Those actions created some anger, but mostly I think I got away with it because I was white. That was a very sad time for all of us. This books shows that time exactly, but I love the triumph it also shows! Don't miss this one it is a great read!

Trueluck Summer: Southern Historical Fiction
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  • $7.99
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Historical
  • Published: Oct 12, 2016
  • Publisher: Wild Lily Arts
  • Seller: Wild Lily Arts, Inc.
  • Print Length: 311 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: This book can only be viewed on an iOS device with Apple Books on iOS 12 or later, iBooks 1.5 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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