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Perennials, Julie Cantrell

Label
Perennials
Title
Perennials
Statement of responsibility
Julie Cantrell
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • When two estranged sisters reunite for their parents' 50 th anniversary, a family tragedy brings unexpected lessons of hope and healing amid the flowers of their mother's perennial garden. Eva--known to all as Lovey--grew up safe and secure in Oxford, MS, surrounded by a rich literary history and her mother's stunning flower gardens. But a shed fire, and the injuries that it caused, seemed to change everything . . . especially when her older sister, Bitsy, blamed Lovey for the irreparable damage. Bitsy became the cheerleader. The homecoming queen. The perfect Southern belle who could do no wrong. All the while, Lovey served as the family scapegoat, always bearing the brunt when Bitsy threw blame her way. At eighteen, suffocating in her sister's shadow, Lovey turned down a marriage proposal and fled to Arizona--a place as far from Mississippi as she could find. In time, she became a successful advertising executive and a weekend yoga instructor, carving a satisfying life for herself, free from Bitsy's vicious lies. But now that she's turning 45, Lovey is feeling more alone than ever and questioning the choices that have led her here. When she gets a call from her father insisting that she come home three weeks early for her parents' 50th anniversary, Lovey is at wits' end. She's about to close the biggest contract of her career, and there's a lot on the line. But despite the risks, her father's words, "Family First," draw her right back to the red-dirt roads of Mississippi. Lovey is welcomed home by a secret project--a memory garden her father has planned as an anniversary surprise for her mother. As she helps create this sacred space, Lovey begins to rediscover her roots, learning to live perennially in spite of life's many trials and tragedies. Years ago, Lovey chose to leave her family and the South far behind. But now that she's returned, she's realizing things at home were not always what they seemed
  • Eva grew up in Oxford, MS, surrounded by literary history and her mother's stunning perennial gardens. But a garden shed fire and the burns suffered by one of her best friends seemed to change everything. Her older sister Bitsy blamed her for the fire-- and no one spoke up on her behalf. Eva fled to Arizona and became a successful advertising executive, a weekend yoga instructor. She seems to have it all together-- but when she gets a call from her father insisting that she come home three weeks early for her parents' 50th wedding anniversary celebration, she's at wits end. Is there hope for Eva's estranged relationship with Bitsy after all this time?
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DLC
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1973-
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Cantrell, Julie
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3603.A597
LC item number
P47 2018
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print Christian fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sisters
  • Gardens
  • Domestic fiction
  • Large type books
  • Domestic fiction
  • Large type books
  • Mississippi
Label
Perennials, Julie Cantrell
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes discussion questions
  • Includes author note, acknowledgments, and discussion questions
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
501 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432846275
Lccn
2017042018
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1003268958
  • (OCoLC)on1003268958
Label
Perennials, Julie Cantrell
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes discussion questions
  • Includes author note, acknowledgments, and discussion questions
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
501 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432846275
Lccn
2017042018
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1003268958
  • (OCoLC)on1003268958

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