The Last Suppers

The Last Suppers

?A gorgeous novel that finds beauty in the most unlikely of places.? ?Susan Wiggs, #1 New York Times bestselling author Set in 1950s Louisiana, Mandy Mikulencak?s beautifully written and emotionally moving novel evokes both The Help and Dead Man Walking with the story of an unforgettable woman whose quest to provide meals for death row prisoners leads her into the secrets o ?A gorgeous novel that finds beauty in the most unlikely of places.? ?Susan Wiggs, #1 New York Times be...

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Title:The Last Suppers
Author:Mandy Mikulencak
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Genres:Historical
ISBN:1496710037
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:304 pages pages

The Last Suppers Reviews

  • Diane S ☔
    Dec 12, 2017
    3.5 Food for comfort, a particular food that brings back memories, a time when someone cared enough to make something that made us feel better. Food can have many different meanings, and for Ginny it is what she provides as a cook at the penitentiary, what she feels she needs to do by ...
  • Edith Maxwell
    Jun 02, 2017
    The Last Suppers is a stunning debut novel. It won't be shelved as a mystery, but mystery abounds. Why does prison warden Roscoe love a woman half his age? Why does Ginny Polk stay as head cook in the kitchen? is the story Ginny always heard about her father's death true? I love the de...
  • Julie
    Dec 20, 2017
    The Last Suppers is a 2017 Mandy Mikulencak Kensington publication. A thought provoking, complex, and moving story- Ginny works at Louisiana?s Greenmount State Penitentiary during the 1950?s as a prison cook. She has started a program for the death row inmates where she offe...
  • Jennifer Blankfein
    Jan 06, 2018
    Follow my reviews on https://booknationbyjen.wordpress.com. The Last Suppers is a captivating novel set in a Louisiana penitentiary where Ginny, young daughter of a murdered prison guard, is now all grown up and cooking for the inmates at the jail. She meets with the prisoners on de...
  • Kate
    Jan 14, 2018
    A slice of life book taking place in Louisiana around the time of the civil rights movement, with flashbacks to earlier years. Main character is a young prison cook, Ginny, who prepares meals for men who are about to get the electric chair. Includes some recipes at the end of the book....
  • Susan Peterson
    Oct 16, 2017
    I was instantly drawn to this book and its story when I first read about it...and this book lived up to all my expectations! Ginny Polk is a prison cook in Louisiana in the 1950?s, a time of racial injustices and a prison system that is less than humane. Ginny takes on a special resp...
  • Brenda
    Dec 10, 2017
    Traveling Sister Review can be found https://twogirlslostinacouleereading.... ...
  • Judy Collins
    Nov 15, 2017
    A beautifully written story, both absorbing and haunting, Mandy Mikulencak delivers a breakout book, THE LAST SUPPERS ?a heartbreaking tale of secrets, racism, inequality, the death penalty, and prisoner rights. A courageous young woman becomes obsessed with the preparation of ...
  • Jennifer ~ TarHeelReader
    Jul 08, 2017
    4 stars to The Last Suppers I read somewhere that The Last Suppers had a foodie fiction angle. Well, not only that, but it was also a special genre hybrid I think fans of women's fiction and historical fiction will also especially enjoy. I was engaged from the start with this well-...
  • Norma
    Dec 15, 2017
    The Last Suppers by Mandy Mikulencak is a complex, interesting, and a tightly written novel with a lot of depth within the pages of this book. We were lost in the deep-rooted, earthy coulee with two of our Traveling Sisters reading The Last Suppers with us and we all really enjoyed ...