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    • Local author who grew up in Harlempublishes memoirTerry Baker MulliganFebruary 08, 2012 5:13 pmBY DEB PETERSON • dpeterson@post-dispatch.com >FROM SUGAR HILL TO STL: Terry Baker Mulligan, a St. Louis community collegeteacher married to a partner with Lewis Rice, has written a memoir about growing up in theSugar Hill neighborhood of Harlem in the 1950s and 60s.Her book, "Sugar Hill: Where the Sun Rose Over Harlem," is described as a "feel-good story"about Harlem when it was the epicenter of African-American culture. Mulligans Harlem is fullof famous cultural institutions and memorable figures, such as Thurgood Marshall and his wifewho live on her street and stroll around pushing a baby carriage; Sugar Ray Robinson, who shespotted stepping out of his pink Cadillac; and Malcolm X and Adam Clayton Powell, who werefrequently politicking on the street corners.
    • Mulligans book, which is published by Impulse Press, is $17.99. Terry and her husband, MikeMulligan, have lived in St. Louis for 40 years. They have two sons, Brennan and Colin.A group of friends, including Judy and Larry Deutsch, Murf and Tim Dwyer, Betsy and PaulLiberatore and Liz and Paul St. Cin, are hosting a private book launch party later this monthfor Terry at Cabanne House in Forest Park.TagsTerry Baker Mulligan, Judy Deutsch, Betsy Liberatore, Tim Dwyer, Paul St. Cin, PaulLiberatore, Larry Deutsch