Title: Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood
Author: Rebecca Wells
# pages: 356
Date published: 1996
Genre: women’s fiction
Challenge(s): 888 Challenge, Raved-About Reads Challenge
“Tap-dancing child abuser.”
Synopsis (from Barnes&Noble.com): When Vivi and Siddalee Walker, an unforgettable mother-daughter team, get into a savage fight over a New York Times article that refers to Vivi as a 'tap-dancing child abuser,' the Ya-Yas, sashay in and conspire to bring everyone back together. In 1932, Vivi and the Ya-Yas were disqualified from a Shirley Temple Look-Alike Contest for unladylike behavior. Sixty years later, they're 'bucking 70' and still making waves. With passion and a rare gift for language, Rebecca Wells moves from present to past, unraveling Vivi's life, her enduring friendships with the Ya-Yas, and the reverberations on Siddalee. The collective power of the Ya-Yas, each of them totally individual and authentic, permeates this
Random Thoughts: I finally got around to reading this book on the plane to
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