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Aug 03, 2010
| ISBN 9780425234495
Aug 03, 2010
| ISBN 9781101189238
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Aug 03, 2010 | ISBN 9780425234495
Aug 03, 2010 | ISBN 9781101189238
For fans of Fannie Flagg-the acclaimed author of Heartbreak Cafe delivers a heartwarming, hilarious new novel. Twenty-three years ago, beauty queen Peach Rondell left Mississippi and vowed never to return. Now she’s back, divorced and heartbroken, trying to figure out how her life went so terribly wrong. To escape her mama’s scrutinizing gaze, she spends her days in a little storefront diner called the Heartbreak Cafe, where, in the back booth, she scribbles away in her journal, waiting for enlightenment. Instead, Peach gets something even better: the unexpected friendship of an unlikely group of folks who show Peach that finding out where you’re going usually means embracing where you’re from.
Penelope J. Stokes was born in Mississippi and attended Mississippi University for Women. She holds a PhD in renaissance literature and taught both writing and literature at the college level. Stokes has published several works including The Amber Photograph, Delta… More about Penelope Stokes J.
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