By Rebecca Wells
“A large, blowzy romp throughout the rainbow eccentricities of 3 generations of loopy bayou debutantes.”
“A very pleasing and, finally, deeply relocating novel concerning the advanced bonds among mom and daughter.”
“Mary McCarthy, Anne Rivers Siddons, and a bunch of others have portrayed the facility and price of woman friendships, yet nobody has performed it with extra grace, allure, expertise, and tool than Rebecca Wells.”
The incomparable no 1 New York Times bestseller—a booklet that reigned on the most sensible of the checklist for an extraordinary sixty-eight weeks—Rebecca Wells’s Divine secrets and techniques of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood is a vintage of Southern women’s fiction to be learn and reread again and again. A poignant, humorous, outrageous, and clever novel a couple of lifetime friendship among 4 Southern girls, Divine secrets and techniques of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood brilliantly explores the bonds of lady friendship, the often-rocky dating among moms and daughters, and the therapeutic strength of humor and love, in a narrative as clean and uplifting as whilst it was once first released a decade and a part in the past. when you haven’t but met the Ya-Yas, what are you ready for?
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She turned instead to the plastic garbage bag. From the bag she pulled a large brown leather scrapbook, stuffed fat with papers and various little items falling out. Its spine was cracked, and the leather was scratched and scarred. It appeared that the album had been taken apart and rebound after more pages had been added, and that those extra pages could barely be contained within the binding. The cover of the book was edged in gold, and in the lower right-hand corner, embossed in gold, was the name Vivi Walker.
At the creek, the women got out of the car. Necie carried the basket of food, and Teensy pulled a fresh thermos of Bloody Marys from the trunk. Without offering, Vivi helped Caro with her oxygen tank, and without acknowledgment Caro accepted her help. The four Ya-Yas walked down a short path, then slowly, carefully scrambled down to the creekbank, where Vivi spread out an old pink-checked blanket. They lowered themselves into sitting positions on the blanket, and listened for a moment to the insects.
Once she’d forced herself not to run out in search of a telephone, she decided to go out to the car and bring in an unfamiliar box that Connor had put in at the last minute. She set the box in the middle of the big room of the cabin, on an old pink-and-faded-green hooked rug, in front of the sliding glass doors that led onto the deck overlooking the lake. The doors leading to the deck were open, and a light breeze blew in off the lake. Hueylene was circling the box, sniffing with curiosity. It bore Vivi’s handwriting and Pecan Grove as a return address.