Perennials

Perennials

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Eva Sutherlandknown to all as Loveygrew up safe and secure in Oxford, Mississippi, surrounded by a rich literary history and her mothers stunning flower gardens. But a shed fire, and the injuries it caused, changed everything. Her older sister, Bitsy, blamed Lovey for the irreparable damage. Bitsy became the homecoming queen and the perfect Southern belle who could do no wrong. All the while, Lovey served as the family scapegoat, always bearing the brunt when Bitsy threw blame her way. At eighteen, suffocating in her sisters shadow, Lovey turned down a marriage proposal and fled to Arizona. Free from Bitsys vicious lies, she became a successful advertising executive and a weekend yoga instructor, carving a satisfying life for herself. But at forty-five, Lovey is feeling more alone than ever and questioning the choices that led her here. When her father calls insisting she come home three weeks early for her parents 50th anniversary, Lovey is at her wits end. Shes about to close the biggest contract of her career, and theres a lot on the line. But despite the risks, her fathers words, {28}Family First,
Publisher: Nashville, Tennessee : Thomas Nelson, [2017]
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780718037642
0718037642
Branch Call Number: Fiction Can
Characteristics: 355 pages ; 22 cm

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Dec 22, 2017

A nice family drama with southern charm. Sprinkled with little gems of wisdom. The author cleverly used growing seasons of a perennial garden as a metaphor to our seasons of life. Filled with Faulkner quotes and flower wisdom. Predictable, but sweet and entertaining when you need a light read.

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