Faith Bass Darling's Last Garage Sale

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Penguin, Apr 26, 2012 - Fiction - 336 pages
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On the last day of the millennium, sassy Faith Bass Darling, the richest old lady in Bass, Texas, decides to have a garage sale. With help from a couple of neighborhood boys, Faith lugs her priceless Louis XV elephant clock, countless Tiffany lamps, and everything else in her nineteenth-century mansion out onto her long, sloping lawn.

Why is a recluse of twenty years suddenly selling off her dearest posessions? Because God told her to.

As the townspeople grab up five generations of heirlooms, everyone drawn to the sale--including Faith's long-lost daughter--finds that the antiques not only hold family secrets but also inspire some of life's most important questions: Do our possessions possess us? What are we without our memories? Is there life after death or second chances here on earth? And is Faith really selling that Tiffany lamp for $1?

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It’s December 31, 1999 – and Faith Bass Darling has heard the voice of God, who has told her to divest herself of all her stuff – priceless antiques, Tiffany lamps, collectible coins and all. She’s a ... Read full review

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Hmm, this one is difficult to review. It is at times profound, a contemplation on how we as humans can get stuck emotionally because of things that have happened in life and from the sheer weight of ... Read full review

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Lynda Rutledge, a fifth-generation Texan, has petted baby rhinos, snorkeled with endangered turtles, and dodged hurricanes as a freelance journalist, while winning awards for her fiction. She and her husband live outside Austin. This is her debut novel.

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