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(Read Book) Sweetness in the Skin by Ishi Robinson

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?A delightful coming-of-age story set in Jamaica, amid heartbreak, hopefulness, and mirth.??Charmaine Wilkerson, New York Times bestselling author of Black Cake A winning debut novel about a young teenage girl in Jamaica determined to bake her way out of her dysfunctional family and into the opportunity of a lifetime. Pumkin Patterson is a thirteen-year-old girl living in a tiny two-room house in Kingston, Jamaica, with her grandmother (who wants to improve the family?s social standing), her Aunt Sophie (who dreams of a new life in Paris for her and Pumkin), and her mother Paulette (who?s rarely home). When Sophie is offered the chance to move to France for work, she seizes the opportunity, and promises to send for her niece in one year?s time. All Pumkin has to do is pass her French entrance exam so she can attend school there. But when Pumkin?s grandmother dies, she?s left alone with her volatile mother, and as soon as her estranged father turns up?as lazy and conniving as ever?the