What Looks Like Crazy Author:Pearl cleage After a decade of elegant pleasures and lux living among the Atlanta brothers and sisters with the best clothes and biggest dreams, Ava Johnston has temporarily returned home to Idlewild-her fabulous career and power plans smashed to bits by cold reality. but what she imagines is the end is, instead, a beginning. Because, in the ten-plus years s... more »ince Ava left, all the problems of the big city have come to roost in teh sleepy North Michigan community whose ordinariness once drove her away; and she cannot turn her back on friends and family who sorely need her in the face of impending trouble and tragedy. Besides which, the one unthinkable, unmistakable thing is now happening to her: Ava Johnson is falling in love.
Acclaimed playwright, essayist and columnist Peal Cleage has created a world rich in character, human drama, and deep, compassionate understanding, in a remarkable debut novel the at sizzles with sensuality, hums with gritty truth, and sings and crackles with life-affirming energy as it moves the reader to laughter and tears.« less