The Sweet By and By
Publish date: February 17th 2009
Publisher: William Morrow
Pages no: 303
Edition language: English
Another book club read. This one's about four ladies. Lorraine, who works at a retirement home Margaret, who lives in the retirement home Rhonda, a beautician who comes to the home once a week. Bernice, another resident, Margaret's pal. Bernice doesn't get her own chapters like everyone else, inste...
I really liked this debut novel set in NC. It revolved around several people living in a nursing home. Their lives their families their friends...Good read for those who like Southern fiction.
I loved this book! This is what "The Help" should have been. Although not as historical as "The Help", this thoroughly captivated me and had the underlining current of classism in the South. Excellent dialogue and well drawn characters kept me turning the pages.
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