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Resting in the Bosom of the Lamb

4.01  ·  Rating Details ·  77 Ratings  ·  10 Reviews
Tells the story of two nearly forgotten secrets and the elderly, Southern women whose lives have been governed by the secrets for over fifty years.
Paperback, 229 pages
Published February 1st 2000 by Baker Publishing Group (MI) (first published 1999)
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Jen
Apr 20, 2009 Jen rated it really liked it
I REALLY like this author. She has one other book I will excited to read. This is a great story about family and what makes a family. Great, strong characters. Some very insightful thoughts into the whole family dynamic and life.
Gina
Sep 12, 2013 Gina rated it liked it
First off, I've always loved books about the South. I was excited to read this book and thought it would be no exception. Well, I was a little disappointed. I loved the familiar southern "language" of the book, and the down-home country feel of it. I thought it had a good storyline and great characters, but my 3 stars came into play because of the way the book incessantly dragged. I would've liked seeing more character development for Wynona and Lauralee. I must have quit this book at least 3 ti ...more
Mandy
Apr 01, 2012 Mandy rated it really liked it
A tender, heart-warming - and sometimes heart-rending - book about a group of southern women, who together find the grace and courage to live their lives, help each other and face their tragedies. Very well-written and plotted, with little pointers all the way through hinting at what has gone before. Stories abound in their world, stories of love and loss and loyalty. There’s an old- fashioned feel to the book, but that’s not a criticism. The sights and sounds and smells of the American south ar ...more
Darlene
A totally delightful book of southern women, both blacks and whites living together and sharing secrets from the past. I really enjoyed this book as sometimes you could not even tell who was black and who was white.
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Dec 22, 2014 Cheryl rated it it was amazing
I can sum this book up in three sentences. 1)Augusta Trobaugh is a wonderful writer. 2)This book is amazing from the first page to the final words. 3) If you read it, you won't be disappointed. Well, and one more sentence...Fantastic book!
Michelle
Dec 27, 2010 Michelle marked it as to-read
rec. in Honey. Eccentric cast of characters--4 women sharing a house, a past, and a secret. Good writing style.
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I started this today so not very far yet. I've read other books by this author and liked them alot. My reading right now is limited due to the process of getting ready to move.
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Another great book by Augusta Trobaugh. She catches the voice of the south so effortlessly!
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