Leaving Cold Sassy

Leaving Cold Sassy

The Unfinished Sequel to Cold Sassy Tree

Book - 1994
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Random House, Inc.
Cold Sassy Tree, Olive Ann  Burns unforgettable story of a Georgia town at the  turn of the century, has captivated millions of  readers with its tale of Grandpa Blakeslee, his young  bride Miss Love, and the irrepressible  fiteen-year-old Will Tweedy. Throughout her long battle with  cancer, Olive Ann Burns worked passionately on a  sequel to this magical book. Only during her final  days did she realize she wouldn't complete it,  dictating from her hospital bed her wishes that the  finished chapters be published.

The result  is Leaving Cold Sassy - a  portait of the grown-up Will Tweedy; of the feisty  young schoolteacher who captures his heart; of the  town that has claimed a place in the American  imagination; and, in a fascinating reminiscence by her  editor, of Olive Ann Burns, a writer who didn't get  a chance to finish her extraordinary tale.

  Complete with Olive Ann Burn's notes for later  scenes and chapters exactly as she wrote them,  Leaving Cold Sassy is a final, loving  goodbye to Cold Sassy, Georgia.

Baker & Taylor
Fifteen chapters of an unfinished sequel to the best-selling novel "Cold Sassy Tree" are drawn to a conclusion by Burns' editor, who also reflects on the inspiring life of Olive Ann Burns

& Taylor

In the sequel to Cold Sassy Tree, Will Tweedy, now twenty-five, finds himself falling in love both with his town and with the young schoolteacher who has captured his heart. Reprint. 150,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Delta 1994,c1992
ISBN: 9780385312202
Characteristics: viii, 309 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Kenison, Katrina


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Aug 15, 2012

Nice glimpse at the beginning of the sequel. I was not crazy about the actual chapters and where they seemed to be going. A bit more bleak than the first. I liked learning more about the author, too. So sad she never lived to finish the sequel.


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