Little Altars Everywhere: A Novel

February 15, 2005|
Little Altars Everywhere: A Novel by Rebecca Wells
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“Rarely do you find a first novel of such power. The author’s strange, arresting combination of colloquialism and poetry flows from her eight characters with a force so strong you savor each sentence.” — Southern Living

The companion novel to Rebecca Wells’s celebrated Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood.

Who can resist the rich cadences of Sidda Walker and her flamboyant, secretive mother, Vivi? Here, the young Sidda—a precocious reader and an eloquent observer of the fault lines that divide her family—leads us into her mischievous adventures at Our Lady of Divine Compassion parochial school and beyond. A Catholic girl of pristine manners, devotion, and provocative ideas, Sidda is the very essence of childhood joy and sorrow.

An arresting combination of colloquialism, poetry, and grace, Little Altars Everywhere is an insightful, piercing, and unflinching evocation of childhood, a loving tribute to the transformative power of faith, and a thoroughly fresh chronicle of a family that is as haunted as it is blessed.

Writer, actor, and playwright Rebecca Wells is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Ya-Yas in Bloom, Little Altars Everywhere, and Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, which was made into a feature film. A native of Louisiana, she now lives on an island in the Pacific Northwest.
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Title:Little Altars Everywhere: A Novel
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:288 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 0.65 in
Shipping dimensions:288 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 0.65 in
Published:February 15, 2005
Publisher:HarperCollins
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780060759964

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