Windsor Armstrong has a problem her brilliant boy, Pushkin X, has become a football superstar and is planning to marry a Russian lap dancer In Windsor s opinion, Pushkin is throwing away every good thing she has given him When she was an unwed teen mother, Windsor attended Harvard, leaving her shady Detroit roots behind She raised her son to be fiercely intelligent, well spoken, and proud Now he lives for pro football and a white woman of no account Outraged by her son s decisions but devoted to loving him right, Windsor prepares to give up her last secret the identity of Pushkin s father. New Read [ Pushkin and the Queen of Spades ] By [ Alice Randall ] – bluevapours.co.uk
Alice Randall born Detroit, Michigan is an American author and songwriter Randall grew up in Washington, D.C. She attended Harvard University, where she earned an honors degree in English and American literature, before moving to Nashville in 1983 to become a country songwriter She currently lives in Nashville, Tennessee and is married to attorney David Ewing.Randall is the first African American woman to write a number one country hit Over 20 of her songs have been recorded, including several top ten and top forty records her songs have been performed by Trisha Yearwood and Mark O Connor.Randall is also a novelist, whose first novel The Wind Done Gone is a reinterpretation and parody of Gone with the Wind The Wind Done Gone is essentially the same story as Gone with the Wind, only told from the viewpoint of Scarlett O Hara s half sister Cynara, a mulatto slave on Scarlett s plantation The estate of Margaret Mitchell sued Randall and her publishing company, Houghton Mifflin, on the grounds that The Wind Done Gone was too similar to Gone with the Wind, thus infringing its copyright The lawsuit was eventually settled, allowing The Wind Done Gone to be published The novel became a New York Times bestseller.Randall s second novel, Pushkin and the Queen of Spades, was named as one of The Washington Post s Best fiction of 2004.
- 288 pages
- Pushkin and the Queen of Spades
- Alice Randall
- 21 August 2019 Alice Randall