Quite a Year for Plums

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Random House Large Print, 1998 - Fiction - 257 pages
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In this delectable first novel from bestselling author Bailey White, we are introduced to the peculiar yet enormously lovable people who inhabit a sleepy small town in southern Georgia. Meet serious, studious Roger, a peanut virologist who has just lost his heart to Della... a painter of chickens he meets at the town dump. And then there's Louise, who is trying to summon Martian invaders... Completely hilarious and utterly original, Quite a Year for Plums will make you grin so hard your cars will hurt.

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In this novel,we meet several characters that are very well developed by the author. You feel that they could be the men or women living down the road. But - they don't ever really DO anything. The ... Read full review

Quite a year for plums: a novel

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The women in town are worried about Roger, the peanut virologist. Hilma and Meade discuss him at their weekly readings. Eula frets over his welfare--not to mention his appetite. And everyone else just ... Read full review

Contents

TOTAL CARE
8
UNMARRIED WOMEN
17
A NICE DAY
28
Copyright

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About the author (1998)

Bailey White lives in south Georgia.  She is the author of the national bestsellers Mama Makes Up Her Mind and Sleeping at the Starlight Motel.  She is also a regular commentator on National Public Radio's All Things Considered.

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