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The laugh-out-loud tale of a woman decided to maintain together with her getting older, crazy-as-a-fox mom and research the reality of her mother’s long-secret past
Willow Havens is ten years previous and keen about the terror that her mom will die. Her mom, Polly, is a cantankerous, take-no-prisoners Southern girl who lives to shoot varmints, drink margaritas, and antagonize the neighbors—and she stands proud like a sore thumb one of the younger glossy moms in their small traditional Texas city. She was once in her overdue fifties whilst Willow used to be born, so Willow understands she’s the following accidentally, a late-life afterthought. Willow’s father died earlier than she was once born, her a lot older brother and sister are lengthy grown and long past and failing in different places. It’s simply her and bigger-than-life Polly.
Willow is desperately hungry for clues to the relatives lifestyles that preceded her, and particularly Polly’s existence pre-Willow. Why did she go away her place of origin of Bethel, Louisiana, fifty years in the past and vow by no means to come? who's Garland Jones, her long-ago suitor who very likely killed a guy? and should Polly have the capacity to outrun the undergo, the disease that at last places her on a collision direction together with her past?
The booklet of Polly has a kick just like the most sensible sizzling sauce, and a very good mix of humor and unhappiness, pathos and hilarity. it is a bittersweet novel concerning the grip of affection in a really quirky family members and you’ll come to understand probably the most unforgettable mother-daughter duos you’ve ever met.
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