A Better Place

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Simon & Schuster, 1994 - Fiction - 287 pages
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In an attempt to discover why her life hasn't worked out the way she had hoped it would, Valerie Caldwell returns to the Southern town she left 12 years earlier to visit her old haunts and two friends from her school days, Tess and Mary Grace--much to their alarm and chagrin.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Rural backbiting and stagnation don't create much excitement in a mild adult debut by the author of Fool's Hill (1992) and other YA titles. The lives of everyone in Maddock, Va., seem to revolve ... Read full review

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"Stay away from Valerie, she's nothing but trouble," Tess's mother told her many years ago. Now, after a 14-year absence, Valerie is back in town, having left her husband and the rest of her big ... Read full review


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