Saving Cee Cee Honeycutt Author:Beth Hoffman Though she?s only 12, CeeCee is old beyond her years. She has to be?she?s spent her life caring for a loony mother who keeps reliving her glory as the 1951 Vidalia Onion Queen, tiara and all. But that doesn?t quite prepare CeeCee for the shock when a tragic accident leaves her suddenly, and utterly, alone. — To the rescue comes long-lost great au... more »nt Tootie Caldwell. Sweeping in to take care of the young girl, she whisks CeeCee off to Savannah, introducing her to a zany cast of Southern belles?like the garden-slug-wielding Miz Thelma Rae and the see-through-peignoir-wearing Violene Hobbs?who would influence her life in profound and unexpected ways. Wise, feisty and unapologetically independent, this eccentric community of women welcomes CeeCee into their ranks, united in their mission to help her rediscover love, laughter and the joy of life.
Bursting with wacky humor and down-home heart, Beth Hoffman?s Saving CeeCee Honeycutt is a spirited Southern tale about a remarkable young girl who loses her mother but finds many others. A debut of uncommon grace that beautifully illuminates the power of female friendships, it will have you laughing out loud?and leave a satisfying lump in your throat.« less