Michael Pyle’s White Sugar, Brown Sugar Honored as Finalist in the 2024 American Legacy Book Awards: A Compelling Tale of Friendship, Redemption, and Hope in 1960s Florida

May 11 00:12 2024

Daytona Beach, Florida – May 10, 2024 – Author Michael Pyle proudly announces that his novel, White Sugar, Brown Sugar, has been selected as a finalist in the inspirational fiction category at the prestigious American Legacy Book Awards. This recognition underscores the profound impact of Pyle’s narrative, which offers readers a poignant exploration of friendship despite the passage of time, resilience, and the enduring power of hope.

“I never thought to be alive at the old age of thirty-nine”. This opening sentence from Michael Pyle’s novel, White Sugar, Brown Sugar, encapsulates his thoughts from 30 years ago. After nearly dying from an overdose twice, he decided to change his life. He went from being a jobless drug addict to a practicing attorney for over 40 years and writer of several books.

In White Sugar, Brown Sugar, Pyle introduces readers to David “Jude” Armstrong and Roosevelt Harris, two boys from vastly different backgrounds who forge an unlikely bond in the segregated landscape of Daytona Beach. As they navigate the complexities of family strife and personal demons, Jude and Roosevelt’s friendship becomes a beacon of light in a world darkened by prejudice and despair.

Pyle’s novel immerses readers in the struggles and triumphs of its protagonists as they confront the harsh realities of addiction, poverty, and societal injustice. Through Jude and Roosevelt’s shared experiences, Pyle delivers a compelling narrative that resonates with readers of all backgrounds, offering a testament to the resilience of the human spirit and the transformative power of compassion.

White Sugar, Brown Sugar has received widespread acclaim for its candid portrayal of race, addiction, and redemption in 1960s Florida. Pyle’s deft storytelling and richly drawn characters have earned praise from readers and have been honored recently with this literary award sponsored by the American Book Fest, further cementing its status as a must-read for fans of compelling storytelling.

About the Author: Michael Pyle is an accomplished author and former attorney whose diverse career has spanned academia, law, and literature. Born in Daytona Beach, Florida, Pyle earned degrees in English, Linguistics, and Law from the University of Florida before embarking on a successful career in both academia and law.

White Sugar, Brown Sugar is available for purchase through Amazon, Barnes and Noble, BookBaby and other retailers. For more information about Michael Pyle and his works, visit www.armstrongmediagroup.org or contact him at: [email protected]. You are welcome to call to the following phone number: 386 451-5671.

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