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Crazy Ladies (2000) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

Though she was born in Tennessee, Miss Gussie is no country fool. A woman who can handle any situation, she has her hands full with two headstrong daughters who happen to be complete opposites, dour Dorothy and sweet Clancy Jane. Hoping money will heal childhood wounds, Dorothy marries the owner of a five-and-dime, while Clancy Jane gets into a mess of trouble, running off with a randy tomcat who pumps gas at the Esso stand. And then there are Gussie's granddaughters, the smart but plain Violet and fancy-talking Bitsy, a new generation whose lives will reflect a nation's tumultuous times. From Tennessee to New Orleans, from psychedelic San Francisco to a remote Southwestern desert ranch, the novel spans more than four decades as it vividly recounts the universal loves, sorrows and joys of women's lives.

Original title: Crazy Ladies
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionHumor
FictionGeneral FictionWomen's Fiction

Edition #1: Crazy Ladies

Crazy Ladies (2000)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "...a rich and robust novel, wonderfully performed...skillfully interwoven mix of calamity and comedy, narrated in turns by a wholly entertaining cast of characters." AudioFile Magazine
  • "West's accent is Southern fried and brassy...her spirited performance is enjoyable." Los Angeles Times
  • "Not since Flannery O'Connor's first book has a debt by a young Southerner been so filled with wry humor and humanity, so precisely right in its idioms, and so distinctive in its voices." St. Petersburg Times
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Crazy Ladies (April 2000)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Harper Perennial
ISBN: 9780060977740
Dimensions: 8.06 x 5.4 x 1.03 in
Pages: 416

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