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Mama Ruby A New York Times Bestelling Author Returns To The Turbulent 1940s She Painted With Verve And Passion Christian Science Monitor In Her Novel The Upper Room To Bring Fans The Early Years Of One Of The Most Indomitable Heroines In Contemporary Literature.

➶ Mama Ruby  Free ➬ Author Mary Monroe – Soaringeaglecasino.us
  • Hardcover
  • 336 pages
  • Mama Ruby
  • Mary Monroe
  • English
  • 11 November 2017
  • 0758238614

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  1. says:

    Good read


  2. says:

    Mama Ruby by Mary Monroe is the prequel to the novel The Upper Room, which I have not read It is said to have been written to give readers a view into the life of Ruby Upshaw prior to The Upper Room The story opens in 1934, in Shreveport, Louisiana Mama Ruby chronicles the lives of childhood friends, Ruby and Othe...


  3. says:

    Mama Ruby is the prequel to Mary Monroe s The Upper Room In this book, Monroe sets the stage for the infamous kidnapping that occurs in The Upper Room Although I have yet to read the first book, I have been told that Monroe penned Mama Ruby after years of being asked the question, What would make a woman kidnap and raise someone else s child In Mama Ruby, Monroe introduces us to Ruby Jean Upshaw, a curious and determined preacher s daughter Through her life experiences and observing others Mama Ruby is the prequel to Mary Monroe s The Upper Room In this book, Monroe sets the stage for the infamous kidnapping that occurs in The Upper Room Although I have yet to read the first book, I have been told that Monroe penned Mama Ruby after years of being asked the question, What would make a woman kidnap and raise someone else s child In Mama Ruby, Monroe introduces us to Ruby Jean Upshaw, a curious and determined preacher s daughter Through her life experiences and observing others, Ruby finds herself over interested in sex Her healthy sexual appetite leads to her pregnancy which is hid from her family Upon the secretive birth of her female child, she is coerced into giving the baby up by her best friend s mother If only her best friend and mother knew how much losing this child would damage all of their lives, they would have just left Ruby Jean Upshaw aloneMonroe repeatedly writes fascinating stories...


  4. says:

    i am loving this book cant put it down


  5. says:

    I read Mama Ruby first and then read The Upper Room I was really disappointed As two separate stories, they re okay, but as a set The Upper Room being the sequel to Mama Ruby , they are inconsistent It s almost as if the author did not reread The Upper Room before writing Mama Ruby as the prequel Also, the endings of BOTH books left too much to be ...


  6. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here There was a sudden burst of cold air between Ruby and Othella that they both felt on their faces neither could understand what it meant Ruby assumed that it was just because she was nervous and uncomfortable Other than the fact that it was so odd and unexpected, Othella didn t know what to think about the cold air on such a warm day Neither one shared her thoughts about it, but they both experienced an ominous feeling because of it The prose in Mary Monroe s Mama Ruby unfortunately doesn t There was a sudden burst of cold air between Ruby and Othella that they both felt on their faces neither could understand what it meant Ruby assumed that it was just because she was nervous and uncomfortable Other than the fact that it was so odd and unexpected, Othella didn t know what to think about the cold air on such a warm day Neither one shared her thoughts about it, but they both experienced an ominous feeling because of it The prose in Mary Monroe s Mama Ruby unfortunately doesn t get better than that Mama Ruby wa...


  7. says:

    FROM JACKET Growing up in Shreveport, Louisiana, Ruby Jean Upshaw is the kind of girl who knows what she wants and knows how to get it By the time she s fifteen, Ruby has developed a taste for fast men and cheap liquor, and not even her preacher daddy can set her straight Most everyone in the neighborhood knows you don t cross Ruby Only Othella Mae Cartier, daughter of the town tramp, understands what makes Ruby tick.When Ruby discovers she s in the famil...


  8. says:

    I didn t like this book at all The vulgarity was a little much for the ages of the main characters and most of the situations Ruby Jean found herself in were unbelievable I wasn t invested in the characters and I could care less what happened to them in the end.


  9. says:

    Summary This novel details the teen years of Ruby Upshaw and her early adult life and how Mama Ruby name came about The prequel, The Upper Room introduced readers to a disturbed, strong willed, some what religious, comically malicious woman that keeps a child in the upper room read it to get the full story line In Mama Ruby the story setting is Shreveport, Louisiana, 1934 Ruby Upshaw is the youngest of seven daughters of Pastor and Mrs Upshaw Ruby is very strong headed She did not like a Summary This novel details the teen years of Ruby Upshaw and her early adult life and how Mama Ruby name came about The prequel, The Upper Room introduced readers to a disturbed, strong willed, some what religious, comically malicious woman that keeps a child in the upper room read it to get the full story line In Mama Ruby the story setting is Shreveport, Louisiana, 1934 Ruby Upshaw is the youngest of seven daughters of Pastor and Mrs Upshaw Ruby is very strong headed She did not like attending church every week nor the strict lifestyle that her parents upheld for her Being the youngest of seven girls allowed Ruby to see and learn a lot from her sisters She knew muchthan her parents could imagine and me, lol Ruby, a prominent preacher daughter, decided to befriend Othello, daughter of a prostitute, against her parents wishes Together the two of them become close friends while engaging in alcohol and sex Othello decides she wants a better life than the one she currently has so she start...


  10. says:

    Great Great Read on Mama Ruby.I was so happy that I have not read Upper Room because now I am so anxious to begin just wanting to know Mary Monroe has done it again She has lead us in to ruby s life and got me to compare growing up.Ruby is a typical preacher s daughters She was a strong mined individual who knew what she wanted but at the same time, was very inexperience of the everyday things of life She was young and due to ruby being sheltered by her parents and being a black Negros was Great Great Read on Mama Ruby.I was so happy that I have not read Upper Room because now I am so anxious to begin just wanting to know Mary Monroe has done it again She has lead us in to ruby s life and got me to compare growing up.Ruby is a typical preacher s daughters She was a strong mined individual who knew what she wanted but at the same time, was very inexperience of the everyday things of life She was young and due to ruby being sheltered by her parents and being a blac...

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