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Sugar Run

by Mesha Maren

Hardcover, 309 pages, Algonquin, List Price: $26.95 |


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In 1989, Jodi McCarty is 17 years old when she's sentenced to life in prison. When she's released 18 years later, she finds herself at a Greyhound bus stop, reeling from the shock of unexpected freedom but determined to chart a better course for herself. Not yet able to return to her lost home in the Appalachian Mountains, she heads south in search of someone she left behind, as a way of finally making amends.

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A New Novel Makes The 'Sugar Run' Out Of Jail And Back To West Virginia

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