Books by Lorene Cary

IF SONS, THEN HEIRS by Lorene Cary
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 10, 2011

"A well-paced, entertaining novel woven of many strands that enlightens without becoming didactic."
Multiple generations of an extended African-American clan grapple with racism, unfair land laws and each other in this multifaceted family saga. Read full book review >
PRIDE by Lorene Cary
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 16, 1998

"An adequately entertaining if convoluted story, with swift and lively dialogue throughout. (Literary Guild selection)"
A deftly written, if less-than-groundbreaking, second novel from Cary (The Price of a Child, 1995; a memoir, Black Ice, 1991) likely to appeal to Terry McMillan fans everywhere. Read full book review >
THE PRICE OF A CHILD by Lorene Cary
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 1995

"Well-intentioned, then, if not noteworthy."
A slave seizes her chance to be free, taking two of her three children with her, and finds that freedom for an African-American woman in the 1850's is not without trials and temptations—in this smooth and sincere, yet overly placid, fictional debut from memoirist Cary (Black Ice, 1991). Read full book review >