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Resting in the Bosom of the Lamb
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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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
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
Feb 02, 2013 Darlene rated it really liked it
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.