Cold Sassy Tree

Cold Sassy Tree

Large Print - 1984
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Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, c1984
ISBN: 9780385308427
0385308426
Branch Call Number: LP F Bur
Characteristics: 708 p

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ellenmargaret1953
Feb 13, 2019

Olive Ann Burns at age 60 became a best selling author writing about life in Cold Sassy, Georgia and Will Tweedy. This is in the tenor of Where the Red Fern Grows -- full of the hopes, love, trials and tenderness of a young boy growing up in rural Georgia. You will laugh at his antics and cry with him at the loss of a dear friend and family members. A treasure.

EBWelch Feb 28, 2017

I love this book and come back to it when I need a good laugh or have a bittersweet longing for the days when my grandparents came of age. I love Grandma Blakeslee's funeral scene so much that when my grandfather passed, we trimmed every rose off his huge rose bush and placed them on his grave. Cold Sassy Tree is full of beautiful passages, descriptions, touching moments, and hilarious situations. It's one of my faves.

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gingerreads
Mar 10, 2016

Well-written story - made me laugh and cry

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Audrey1976
Jul 28, 2015

It isn't often that I have the joy of discovering a "classic" that turns into a favorite novel. This book was a sheer delight. I laughed, I cried and couldn't wait to hear the next story that Will Tweedy had to tell about his family and the small town folks. If we could all have a Grandpa Blakeslee in our life, we would surely be the better for it. Loved this book.

ChicagoScooter Aug 31, 2013

One of my all-time favorite books. Will Tweedy's tale is beautifully told! Make sure that you read Leaving Cold Sassy to hear further tales, but more importantly, for the reminiscence by Ms. Burs publisher.

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KellyReader
Aug 15, 2012

Love the story, love the writing.

prkmbc Sep 10, 2011

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santiano9
Aug 07, 2011

Recommended in connection with a listing of best Southern Books of all time.

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