Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

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Film tie-in edition of the international bestseller. When Siddalee Walker, eldest daughter of Vivi Abbott Walker (Ya-Ya extraordinaire - part Scarlett, part Katharine Hepburn, part Tallulah) is interviewed about a hit play she has directed, her mother is described as a 'tap-dancing child abuser'. Enraged, Vivi disowns Sidda - devastating her daughter who postpones her wedding and puts her life on hold until she is granted forgiveness. Trying to repair the relationship, the Ya-Yas, Vivi's intrepid tribe of Louisiana girlfriends, sashay in and insist Sidda is sent 'The Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood', a scrapbook of their lives together from the day in 1932 when they were disqualified from a Shirley Temple lookalike contest for unladylike behaviour. Expected to raise babies, not Cain, the Ya-Yas are bonded for life in an unforgettable exploration of the complexities of mother-daughter relationships and the power of female friendship.'A rattling good read, incorporating high drama, sultry sensuality and Southern charm' OBSERVER'One of those rare books you'll be pressing on all your friends' SHE
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Product details

  • Paperback | 544 pages
  • 111 x 182 x 34mm | 275g
  • Pan Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0330411500
  • 9780330411509

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Rebecca Wells, a Louisiana native, is an author, actor and playwright. She lives on an island near Seattle, Washington.
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