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Cold Sassy Tree The One Thing You Can Depend On In Cold Sassy, Georgia, Is That Word Gets Around FastOn July Scandal Breaks In The Small Town Of Cold Sassy, Georgia, When The Proprietor Of The General Store, E Rucker Blakeslee, Elopes With Miss Love Simpson He Is Barely Three Weeks A Widower, And She Is Only Half His Age And A Yankee To Boot As Their Marriage Inspires A Whirlwind Of Local Gossip, Fourteen Year Old Will Tweedy Suddenly Finds Himself Eyewitness To A Family Scandal, And That S Where His Adventures Begin Cold Sassy Tree Is The Undeniably Entertaining And Extraordinarily Moving Account Of Small Town Southern Life In A Bygone Era Brimming With Characters Who Are Wise And Loony, Unimpeachably Pious And Deliciously Irreverent, Olive Ann Burns S Classic Bestseller Is A Timeless, Funny, And Resplendent Treasure


10 thoughts on “Cold Sassy Tree

  1. says:

    For years, I had heard the best American novel set in the South was Gone with Wind or To Kill A Mockingbird, or recently, The Help and certainly these books have their contribution to literature you can read my reviews if you d like , but BY FAR, my favorite book ever set in the Southern United


  2. says:

    .I originally read this U.S Historical fiction book about 20 years ago My daughter had to read it for a school assignment, so we read it at the same time We shared many a laugh over the shenanigans referred into this glimpse in a small southern town, Cold Sassy, Georgia and set in 1906 This timeless treas


  3. says:

    Do you enjoy a sweet story Are you a religious person with deep faith Do you enjoy books set in the South at the turn of the century Then this book is probably a good choice for you My own response to the two first questions is not affirmative, and that is why I cannot give it than two stars No, it is not a bad bo


  4. says:

    Cold Sassy Tree was Olive Ann Burns s debut novel, published as she turned 60, and I can tell you, she does not disappoint the reader She was a seasoned writer, but not a novelist, and clearly, she knew how to tell a story This book represents everything I love about reading and writing There s an old school feel here, an in


  5. says:

    My grandmother s favorite book of all time, so I have always wanted to read it This is such a great book It nearly ripped my heart out for making me think of my Grandmother It is about a 14 year old boy in 1906 Cold Sassy, Georgia The book centers on Will Tweedy s relationship with his grandfather and the small town scandal that begin


  6. says:

    1 star I really hated it.A long, boring soap opera about small minded, judgmental, gossipy people in a backwoods town that specializes in making a full blown scandal over every petty incident It includes something for everyone racism, sexism, chauvinism, religious prejudice, and yankeeism It is like an all you can read buffet of ignorance.But t


  7. says:

    There is something so charming about a book set in this bygone era of the South Where boyhood pranks involved setting loose a few rats during your Aunt s play, where the highlight of your weekend is to go fishing with your friends and where the first motorcar will cause the whole town of Cold Sassy to stop and stare including the livestock.There is a swe


  8. says:

    I actually really liked this book, but I think I enjoyed the cultural and historical aspects of it than the story, to be frank Burns paints a wonderful picture of life in a small and changing southern town in the early 20th century The depiction of the social tensions between the lintheads who work in the cotton mills and the rest of the town hit the nail on the


  9. says:

    This is the portrayal of the town of Cold Sassy, named for the huge Sassafras tree in its midst, which the inhabitants had frequently debated on renaming The time period is set in the early 1900 s in the South Initially I was annoyed by the use of the local vernacular and associated grammatical errors, but I gradually adjusted to it and accepted that it was an effective and


  10. says:

    I enjoyed this book but it fell a little flat, it had some good parts but I was expecting because of the outstanding reviews The story is told out of the eyes of a young boy from a privileged family All of the characters lead back to his Grandfather and his fortune Just a little trite for me I think I was ruined by the absolutely wonderful bestseller, The Saving of CeeCee Honeycutt


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