Little Altars Everywhere

Little Altars Everywhere

Book - 2005
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Baker & Taylor
In the prequel to Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, Siddalee Walker, a successful New York theater director, takes turns with the members of her family in telling the story of their Louisiana upbringing, their experiences in Our Lady of the Divine Compassion parochial school, and the anguishes and blessings of childhood. Reprint.

Blackwell North Amer

The companion to the beloved bestseller Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, here is the funny, heartbreaking, and powerfully insightful tale that first introduced Siddalee, Vivi, their spirited Walker clan, and the indomitable Ya-Yas.

Publisher: New York, NY : Perennial, 2005, c1992
ISBN: 9780060759964
Branch Call Number: Fiction Wel
Characteristics: xiv, 261 p. ; 21 cm


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WVMLStaffPicks Dec 30, 2014

Each member of the Walkers from Louisiana is given voice in this poignant picture of a family held together by drunkeness, abuse and ultimately overwhelming love. Their story is told with an unfailingly shrewd comic touch.

Jan 11, 2012

Beautiful! Read this please.

RobinBartley Jul 21, 2011

I have really enjoyed reading all the books about the Ya-Yas. I actually had to re-watch the "Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood" after reading Rebecca Wells other two books that preceed the movie. Great stories and the theme is sure carried throughout. Highly recommend all of Rebecca Wells books.

Jul 18, 2010

A happy, sad, prickly type of book that won't let you be until you've finished it and leaves you wanting more.

Nov 08, 2007

Good character development but we learn Vivi is a sex abuser.


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