Anne Rivers Siddons (born Sybil Anne Rivers, January 9, 1936 – September 11, 2019) was an American novelist who wrote stories set in the southern United States.
Anne Rivers Siddons (born Sybil Anne Rivers, January 9, 1936 – September 11, 2019) was an American novelist who wrote stories set in the southern United States. The only child of Marvin and Katherine Rivers, she was born in Atlanta, Georgia, was raised in Fairburn, Georgia, and attended Auburn University, where she majored in illustration after initially studying architecture. She was named Loveliest of the Plains and was a member of the Delta Delta Delta sorority.
Only 3 left in stock (more on the way). At the heart of this intriguing but flawed, apocalyptic novel are Diana "Andy" Calhoun and her troubled young daughter. A refugee from a violently abusive marriage, Andy joins her stodgy college pal Tish in Pemberton, an exclusive, blue-blood, Southern community where everyone talks nonstop about guns, dogs, horses and hunting, but almost no one mentions the looming presence of Big Silver, the nuclear arms plant tucked into the woods.
King's Oak - Anne Rivers Siddons. The years before my father finally died and left us in a frozen and furious peace. Tish Griffin, who was my roommate the entire four years we spent at Emory University in Atlanta, and a psychology major, always held that I lived, moved, and had my being, as the Book of Common Prayer puts it, in flight from my father. He was a taurine man, a squat, roaring black Greek who kept a small grocery store in the blue-collar section of Atlanta where we lived, and from long before my birth to the day he died, he drank liquor and embarrassed my mother and me.
Siddons has a vivid imagination and conjures up an ancient religion whose practitioners are "at one with the woods. And isn't that what reading a good novel is all about? I loved, loved, loved this book and Anne Rivers Siddons' writing. 2 people found this helpful. She picks up on some similar themes from her earlier novels (. the old Southern elite versus the newly monied), but, on the whole, this is an overblown saga that lacks the romantic charm of Homeplace and the historical sweep of Peachtree Road.
AbeBooks Siddons, Anne Rivers. ISBN 10: 0060162481, ISBN 13: 9780060162481.
Siddons, Anne Rivers.
This is my first Anne Rivers Siddons novel
This is my first Anne Rivers Siddons novel. I need to read this one again, with a dictionary by my side. Born Sybil Anne Rivers in Atlanta, Georgia, she was raised in Fairburn, Georgia, and attended Auburn University, where she was a member of the Delta Delta Delta Sorority.
Any book by Anne Rivers Siddon. Anne takes some of her southern characters to Italy. Anne Rivers Siddons has a command of the English launguage; character development; and the Southern novel genre like no other. I can't put her books down. Peachtree RoadPaperback. What others are saying. Any book by Anne Rivers Siddon. Cat has refused to leave her small town in the mountains of Tennessee. She surprises her family when she agrees to join her friends on their honeymoon trip to Italy. Compelling look at a woman who never left home due to death of her parents when she was young.
Anne Rivers Siddons is the New York Times bestselling author of 19 novels that include Nora, Nora, Sweetwater Creek, Islands, Peachtree Road, and Outer Banks. She is also the author of the nonfiction work John Chancellor Makes Me Cry. Библиографические данные.
King's Oak. 663 printed pages. To read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate.
SUMMARY: Growing up, the only place tomboy Thayer Wentworth felt at home was at her summer camp-Camp Sherwood Forest in the North Carolina Mountains. For as long as she can remember, they were Cam and Lilly-happily married, totally in love with each other, parents of a beautiful family, and partners in life.