The Crowning Glory of Calla Lily Ponder: A Novel

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Harper Collins, Jul 7, 2009 - Fiction - 416 pages
2 Reviews

 “Rebecca Wells has done it again….A new book full of Southern charm and unique characters…impossible to put down.”
—Houston Chronicle


“Wells weaves that magic spell again.”
New Orleans Times-Picayune

 

For Ya-Ya fans everywhere, New York Times bestselling author Rebecca Wells returns with The Crowning Glory of Calla Lily Ponder. The creator of the literary sensations Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, Little Altars Everywhere, and Ya-Yas in Bloom delivers an unforgettable new stand-alone novel about the pull of first love, the power of home, and everyday magic. No matter if you already adore the Ya-Yas or haven’t yet entered the miraculous world of Rebecca Wells, you are going to love—and never forget—Calla Lily Ponder.

 

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The Crowning Glory of Calla Lily Ponder

User Review  - billssteelpeach - Borders

This book is about Cally Lily Ponder. How she relates to the people in her life, her love of life and how she comes to terms with the growing into the woman she is ment to be. Cally is a small town ... Read full review

A lovely, poignant story!!

User Review  - A Minnesota Reader - Borders

Rebecca Wells has beautifully written an engaging coming-of-age story that is rich with emotion. Beginning with her 1950’s childhood, it follows Calla Lily Ponder’s bittersweet journey into adulthood ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
9
Section 3
20
Section 4
28
Section 5
42
Section 6
58
Section 7
67
Section 8
74
Section 24
213
Section 25
221
Section 26
234
Section 27
243
Section 28
253
Section 29
262
Section 30
273
Section 31
277

Section 9
86
Section 10
94
Section 11
103
Section 12
109
Section 13
118
Section 14
120
Section 15
128
Section 16
138
Section 17
153
Section 18
165
Section 19
167
Section 20
176
Section 21
190
Section 22
199
Section 23
208
Section 32
285
Section 33
289
Section 34
304
Section 35
313
Section 36
319
Section 37
325
Section 38
330
Section 39
341
Section 40
349
Section 41
356
Section 42
362
Section 43
372
Section 44
389
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About the author (2009)

Writer, actor, and playwright Rebecca Wells is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Ya-Yas in Bloom, Little Altars Everywhere, and Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, which was made into a feature film. A native of Louisiana, she now lives on an island in the Pacific Northwest.

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