By Kathy Hepinstall
A laugh-out-loud humorous but poignant novel a couple of daughter made up our minds not just to maintain her mom one of the residing yet to determine the secrets and techniques of her long-buried past
Willow Havens is ten years previous and enthusiastic about the terror that her mom will die. Her mom, Polly, is a cantankerous, take-no-prisoners Southern lady who lives to shoot varmints, drink margaritas, and antagonize the neighbors--and she stands proud like a sore thumb one of the younger, smooth moms in their small traditional Texas city. She used to be in her past due fifties whilst Willow was once born, so Willow is familiar with she's the following accidentally, a late-life afterthought. Willow's father died prior to she used to be born, her a lot older brother and sister are lengthy grown and long past and failing in other places: it really is simply her and her bigger-than-life mother, Polly.
Willow is desperately hungry for clues to the kinfolk existence that preceded her, and Polly has her personal secrets and techniques that she will not show. Why did she depart her place of birth of Bethel, Louisiana, fifty years in the past and vow by no means to come back after a mysterious and bad incident? Who is Garland Jones, her long-ago suitor who probably killed a guy? And will Polly manage to outrun The undergo, the disorder that at last places her on a collision path together with her heavily guarded prior and a last journey again to Bethel that would finish with them, like Huck Finn, driving a river raft again home?
THE booklet OF POLLY has a kick just like the top scorching sauce, and an exceptional mixture of humor and unhappiness, pathos and hilarity. it is a bittersweet novel concerning the grip of affection in a really quirky relations and you can come to understand some of the most unforgettable mother-daughter duos you have ever met.
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The Book of Polly: A Novel by Kathy Hepinstall