The bestselling tale-powerful, compassionate, humorous-of the three Lovejoy sisters reunited in their hometown of Mulberry, Georgia, on the occasion of their mother’s death. As the emotionally scarred Lovejoys prepare for their mother’s funeral, the spirit of the selfish and manipulative Mudear hovers above them, complaining about her daughters’ “ugly ways” in death as she did in life.
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Review: Ugly WaysUser Review - Lisa - Goodreads
Mudear is a much better mother than people gave her credit for. This is a book that makes you stop and think about what your expectations are of mothers and sacrifice. Ansa is a crafty writer who ... Read full review
Review: Ugly WaysUser Review - Tressa Childs - Goodreads
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