Friends of the Library by Susan Cushman

  • Paperback:?158 pages
  • Publisher:?Koehler Books (August 30, 2019)
  • Language:?English

Friends of the Library by Susan Cushman

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“. . . a beautifully wrought hymn of praise to readers and book-lovers in the most sacred of places, the libraries where we find both.”?–Cassandra King, author of the best-selling novels?The Sunday Wife

 

WHEN ADELE COVINGTON becomes an author in her sixties, she goes on a book tour to speak to the Friends of the Library groups in ten small towns in her home state of Mississippi. Chasing her personal demons through the Christ-haunted South of her childhood, Adele befriends an eclectic group of wounded people and decides to tell their stories. From Eupora to Meridian, from a budding artist with an abusive husband to a seven-year-old with a rare form of cancer, each story contains elements of hope and healing and honors the heart, soul, and history of the Magnolia State.