Describe the literary character you know best as if to a police sketch artist. Not easy, right? Find out why in this illuminating text that's like a TED Talk crossed with a picture book and that one college class that changed everything.
The Paris Wife brilliantly captures the voice and heart of Hadley Hemingway as she struggles with her roles as a woman—wife, lover, muse, friend, and mother—and tries to find her place in the intoxicating and tumultuous world of Paris in the twenties.
With its corrugated iron siding and cramped interior, the Cherico, Mississippi, library is no Antebellum gem. But for young librarian Maura Beth Mayhew, its as essential to the community as the delicious desserts at the Twinkle, Twinkle Café. Its a place for neighbors to mingle and browse through the newest bestsellers, for the indomitable Miss Voncille Nettles to host her Whos Who in Cherico? meetings.