Peachtree Road: A Novel

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Harper & Row, 1988 - Fiction - 566 pages
223 Reviews
A poignant love story about two star-crossed cousins whose tumultuous love-and-hate relationship is played out against the dramatically changing landscape of Atlanta over the last four decades. Purchased for a miniseries.

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Siddons sorely disappoints in this novel. Her characters were full and well developed, and the story was interesting, but her unending lists drove me to skim my way through the chapters. Lists for ... Read full review

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it was really slow. I couldn't get into it. Read full review


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About the author (1988)

Novelist Anne Rivers Siddons was born in Fairburn, Georgia in 1936. She studied at Auburn University in Alabama and Oglethorpe University in Atlanta. Siddons was an editor and columnist for the Auburn Plainsman, senior editor for Atlanta magazine and worked in advertising. Her treatment of the South in her novels often earns comparisons to Margaret Mitchell. One of her books, Peachtree Road, won her Georgia author of the year honors (1988). her novels include: Sweetwater Creek, Off Season and Burnt Mountain. In 2014 her title, The Girls of August, made The New York Times Best Seller List.

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