Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

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Product Number: Z100010072
Released: Jul 07, 2009
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780061961526
Narrator/s: Judith Ivey
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"A big, blowzy romp through the rainbow eccentricities of three generations of crazy bayou debutantes."-Atlanta Journal-Constitution "A very entertaining and, ultimately, deeply moving novel about the complex bonds between mother and daughter."-Washington Post "Mary McCarthy, Anne Rivers Siddons, and a host of others have portrayed the power and value of female friendships, but no one has done it with more grace, charm, talent, and power than Rebecca Wells."-Richmond Times-Dispatch The incomparable #1 New York Times bestseller-a book that reigned at the top of the list for an remarkable sixty-eight weeks-Rebecca Wells's Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood is a classic of Southern women's fiction to be read and reread over and over again. A poignant, funny, outrageous, and wise novel about a lifetime friendship between four Southern women, Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood brilliantly explores the bonds of female friendship, the often-rocky relationship between mothers and daughters, and the healing power of humor and love, in a story as fresh and uplifting as when it was first published a decade and a half ago. If you haven't yet met the Ya-Yas, what are you waiting for?

Author(s): Rebecca Wells
Series: Ya-Ya Series No: 1
Original Publish Date: Jul 07, 2009

All formats/editions

Author(s): Rebecca Wells
Narrator(s): Rebecca Wells
Product Number B1068
Released: Jul 19, 2002
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780694521685
Author(s): Rebecca Wells
Product Number EB00248160
Released: Mar 17, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780061743368

Professional reviews

"The joys, battles, struggles, and successes of several Louisiana women, the "Ya-Yas," are celebrated in this wildly popular novel. It's an often funny book full of Southern-tinged angst about the relationships between women, and between that most complex of women's relationship: mother and daughter. Tony award winner Judith Ivey takes palpable pleasure in the chance to portray free-spirited Southern women. She gives full measure to these self-dramatizing women, providing voices that range from honeyed New Orleans French to cigarette-and-bourbon hoarse. The characters she inhabits include everyone from the gentlest lady to the toughest broad. It's an amazing performance. A.C.S. 2003 Audie Award Finalist (c) AudioFile 2002, Portland, Maine"

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