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Ya-Yas in bloom

Wells, Rebecca 1952- (Author). Ivey, Judith. (Added Author). hoopla digital. (Added Author). Read by Judith Ivey. (Cast).

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 08 min.)) : digital.
    remote
    access
    electronic resource
  • Edition: Abridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Harper Collins Publishers : Made available through hoopla, 2009.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Judith Ivey.
Summary, etc.: An emotionally charged addition to Rebecca Wells' award-winning bestseller Little Altars Everywhere and #1 New York Times bestseller Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, Ya-Yas in Bloom reveals the roots of the Ya-Yas' friendship in the 1930s and roars through sixty years of marriage, children, and hair-raising family secrets. When four-year-old Teensy Whitman prisses one time too many and stuffs a big old pecan up her nose, she sets off the chain of events that lead Vivi, Teensy, Caro, and Necie to become true sister-friends. Ya-Yas in Bloom shows us the Ya-Yas in love and at war with convention. Through crises of faith and hilarious lapses of parenting skills, brushes with alcoholism and glimpses of the dark reality of racial bigotry, the Ya-Ya values of unconditional loyalty, high style, and Cajun sass shine through at a time when the dynamic web of sisterhood is the only safety net strong enough to hold families together and endure. Performed by Judith Ivey.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Louisiana Fiction
Grandmothers Fiction
Catholic women Fiction
Middle-aged women Fiction
Female friendship Fiction
Mothers and daughters Fiction
Grandparent and child Fiction

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