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Author: Melinda Haynes
From the author of the New York Times bestseller Mother of Pearl, a beautifully crafted and moving story of redemption and renewal set in 1960s Mississippi. — Melinda Haynes's "first novel of immense and staggering power" (Pat Conroy, author of Beach Music) was an unexpected sensation, chosen for Oprah's boo...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780786866564
ISBN-10: 078686656X
Publication Date: 5/2/2001
Pages: 317
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.

3.6 stars, based on 24 ratings
Publisher: Theia
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
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Helpful Score: 1
This was an interesting story, but I didn't love it. I wanted to keep reading to figure out the mystery but I didn't really like many of the characters. A couple of the plot lines just die out which was a little annoying. Not a bad book though.
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Helpful Score: 1
hillbilly in the south, at it's most twisted best!
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Strange story but really cool book ! It's a must read
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Very good story, read it over the weekend
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A great book about the South in the 1960's. Anyone who enjoys book from this time period will like this book.
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Another excellent book from Haynes. She made the character's pain seem so real. The characters also worked very well together in bringing out each others weaknesses and strong points.
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A fascinating, unique southern tale!


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