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User Review  - bookworm12 - LibraryThing

Lena Fleet left her small town home in Alabama after high school and never looked back. After a horrible thing happens to her as a teen, she makes a promise to God and she believes that if she holds ... Read full review

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User Review  - RidgewayGirl - LibraryThing

gods in Alabama tells the story of Arlene Fleet, who is living, happily enough, in Chicago having made a deal with God that if one event is kept a secret then she'll always tell the truth, give up ... Read full review

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User Review  - wareagle78 - LibraryThing

"There are gods in Alabama: Jack Daniel's, high school quarterbacks..." so starts Jackson's work Gods in Alabama. As a parent whose son's Alabama high school was featured in a national TV show ... Read full review

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User Review  - AnglersRest - LibraryThing

The very gentle story of Lena Fleet, who has made a promise with God. That she will stop sleeping with every boy she meets, move and not return to her home town and she will not tell lies, all she ... Read full review

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User Review  - jlapac - LibraryThing

I found this book to be extremely well written and very entertaining. Arlene lives happily in Chicago ignoring pleas from her family to return to Alabama for a visit. When she eventually does, she ... Read full review

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User Review  - silenceiseverything - LibraryThing

My first introduction to Arlene Fleet came from a small part she had in Jackson's latest book Backseat Saints. As soon as Arlene came into the story, I was intrigued by her. I was happy to find out ... Read full review

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User Review  - jo-jo - LibraryThing

Gods in Alabama includes characters from Jackson's book, Backseat Saints, but after listening to both books on audio now, I really don't think it matters what order the books are read in. I think I ... Read full review

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User Review  - judithrs - LibraryThing

I enjoyed reading this first novel. Arelene fled north after high school and promised God she'd never return to Alabama, she quit sleeping with evey guy she met, and she'd quit lying if God would keep ... Read full review

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User Review  - TerriBooks - LibraryThing

Enjoyable story. Its unfolding is interesting and unexpected. Family relationships, cultural differences and personal growth all come together to make a good story. Read full review

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User Review  - bookczuk - LibraryThing

A mother-daughter story about two women who are neither to each other. I'm a little perplexed that I liked a book about a pathological liar and a borderline sociopath who is all steel and no magnolia ... Read full review


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