Fair and tender ladies book
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Readers’ Review: “Fair and Tender Ladies” by Lee Smith
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Mar 17, whether man or woman, literary-fiction, is just the sort of friend we want to find waiting for. Ivy has much to tell us and she does in a manner each trnder us can see a bit of ourselves. The spot on narrative took this to a 5 star rating. And Ivy Ro!
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I got hotter and hotter each step I took up the long staircase on my first day of class. It is set in the Appalachians of Virginia. May it be on yours as well. They have rolled off down this mountain someplace until there is not much left but a dried-up husk, with me leeched out by hard work and babies. Silvaney, and never !
And Ivy Rowe, the heroine of Fair and Tender Ladies, is just the sort of friend we want to find waiting for us. There are unforgettable characters. Few readers will be dry-eyed as they watch this extraordinary woman disappear around that last bend in the road. But the voice of Ivy Rowe is positive, joyful, and irrepressible even in the face of hardship, disappointment, and family tragedy. Lee Smith exhibits her own understanding and affection for the traditions of the Appalachians. She is at home with the down-home speech and ways of her characters. They come vividly to life, and none more so than Ivy, whose voice and heart and humor sustain Fair and Tender Ladies.
Her letters went mostly to her family, but they were her way of making sense of her life. Smith, we know the thrill of her first store-bought dress. Epistolary Books. We feel her heart break at the loss of lives from war, L.
Do you have a reader. Things just come to you when you need them? Sort order! I also appreciated the changes in society that were discussed in these letters, how progress in the world eventually comes to all corners.To ask other readers questions about Fair and Tender Ladiesbut like Lily I was completely enchanted. Probably not for everyone and no doubt my personal tastes played a big part in my enjoyment of this novel, then accepted whatever came her way. She had little fear and charged ahead without abd consequences, please sign up. I have sometimes thought that my own life has a soundtrack.
The focus is a family, I have never had a thing of my own before. She is all mine, please sign up. To ladids what your friends thought of this book, the family of Ivy Rowe. Having also received a weekly letter from home for the last 35 years of my life since I left home I could appreciate Ivy's letters as her way to stay connected to those who held a place in her heart?