If you enjoyed Steel Magnolias and Where the Heart Is, get ready to fall in love with The Edge of the Grace Period. *** Darlene Tulley Johnson is a lifelong expert at making poor choices. Will she ever choose a path toward real happiness? At the age of seven, Darlene enjoys a life of blissful perfection. She is doted on by her parents and all is well until the unexpected death of her father. When her mother Lucille is unable to cope, Darlene must essentially raise herself. Her best friend Karla will stay by her side. aKrazy Karlaa is tough, feared and confident, all the things that Darlene is not. Come and meet these simple, sincere people in their rowdy world of a gritty, industrial suburb of Houston. Watch as Darlene survives an abusive ten-year marriage...will she perhaps find real love in its place? Find out just why Karla is so hardened and witness her own battles and victories. Behold a pitiful Lucille as she wastes her life on the end of a living room couch...will that always be her fate? Add Darleneas bossy Aunt Ida who enjoys managing everyone until she loses her biggest job...come and meet them all as they stand at The Edge of the Grace Period.... local liquor store. After this aging gentleman handed her the botfle of EverClear , Karla gave him a aThanks, Sugar! ... Lucille Tulley had not had a drink of alcohol since before Jimmy Paula#39;s funeral. ... Poor depressed Lucille couldna#39;t manage much, but she did get up everyday and fix a full, fresh pitcher of iced tea. Shortlyanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Edge of the Grace Period|
|Author||:||Dorothy Smith Hagan|
|Publisher||:||iUniverse - 2000-08-01|