Gods in Alabama
Edition language: English
, Adult Fiction
, Realistic Fiction
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
Arlene Fleet flees Possett, Alabama and its gods--"Jack Daniel's, high school quarterbacks, trucks, big tits, and also Jesus"--as soon as she graduates from high school. She goes as far as she can get--or, at least, as far as a college scholarship will take her, which is to Chicago, where she reinv...
AudioI liked this bookHowever, The producer inserted dramatic music throughout the book. It was distracting and not very fitting.drove me crazy.
2nd time for this book; 1st time listening to it. This author has a nice turn of phrase.
Well. I just finished reading Gods in Alabama. And. Well. The ending sure sucker-punched my assumptions. Joshilyn Jackson has crafted a story that lassos you in and hog-ties you until you are done reading.Arlene Fleet makes a deal with God. He won't tell on her, and she will be a good Southern Bapti...
Joshilyn Jackson was recommended to me during a brief e-mail exchange with another Bookmoocher, after we got into a "yay Southern lit!" convo."Gods in Alabama" involves kind of a reverse mystery, with the solution coming before the whole motivation thing. It was interesting enough to keep me reading...
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