This comic third novel in our Berry Fleming series centers on Lucinda, a local girl-makes-good, who returns on her psychoanalystas suggestion to Fredricksville, Georgia, in order to afind herself.a A successful author and playwright in New York City, she poses a distinct problem for the residents of The Homesteadaa large, communal home left to any member of the Telfair family who wishes to stayasince all of the characters in her novels and plays are based upon her relativesa antics. And the members of the Telfair clan, for their part, prefer to keep their private comings and goings out of the public eye. Hustlers, hoteliers, swindlers and drunkards, bankers and bank robbers, madams and prostitutes, northern aristocrats and southern gentry, and plain old-fashioned working people are all in Lucinderella, enlivened by the deliciously satirical eye of one of the Southas most extraordinary novelists.We can put a phone conversation back together from a few oneended fragments like a paleontologist rebuilding a dinosaur with a handful of broken bones. Not that privacy is impossible at our house but you have to put your mind on it, have to pay the full postage. ... thought she was somewhere in North Carolina, Nashville or Richmond or some such place (a little vague on the backwoods settlements).
|Publisher||:||Open Road Media - 2015-05-12|