"The author of such works as Homeplace and heartbreak Hotel establishes herself in the front ranks of Southern writers...While there are hints of Truman Capote & Tennessee Williams (two of my favorite writers); Siddons is her own woman in this asorbing tale." according to Los Angeles Times Book Review. While the Ricmond Times-Dispatch states, "Colored in rich, dark tones... A briliant novel with richly Southern themes of change and lost losve. It pulsates with it's vital portrayal of a Southern city in transition and the universal sadness of love left behind." "Peachtree Road is Siddons' love letter to Atlants," says the Chicago Tribune.
Lots of Atlanta history and details.
Lucy Bondurant Chastain Venable is a beautiful burning flame of a woman, a woman of great passion and terrible need. Sheppard Gibbs Bondurant III, Lucy's cousin and lifelong confidant is a man turned recluse because of his own fatal feelings.
Their mesmerizing story begins on the childhood day when Lucy comes to live with Shep's family in the great house on Peachtree Road. Set in one of the souths most elite societies, here is a novel that chronicles the turbulent changes of a great city-and gives us the unforgettable story of astonishing love and hate between one woman and one man.