Bad Girl Creek

Bad Girl Creek

A Novel

Book - 2001
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From the acclaimed author of The Wilder Sisters comes this bittersweet, deeply moving story of four displaced women who unite to run a flower farm, heal their hearts, and real- ize the depth and necessity of friendship.


Phoebe Thomas has lived life as a spectator, confined to a wheelchair, in awe of her beloved Aunt Sadie and overshadowed by her financial wizard brother, James. But when Sadie dies, leaving her a flower farm, the world opens up to Phoebe in ways she could never have imagined. Taking in three roommates to help get the farm running, she finds herself, for the first time in her life, part of a close circle of woman friends. Each displaced from her home, these four women form an invaluable bond as they help one another learn to change their lives.

Set against the gorgeous backdrop of California's central coast, "Bad Girl Creek" is the inspiring story of how friendship and purpose can transform even the most compromised of women, as well as situations. With her rich, melodic prose and charming wit, Jo-Ann Mapson enchantingly chronicles female strength, family complexities, life crises, the use of humor as a cur

Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, c2001
ISBN: 9780743202565
0743202562
9780743217712
0743217713
Characteristics: 381 p. ; 22 cm

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skylars Jun 11, 2011

Pretty interesting novel. Kind of unrealistic the way all the ladies got involved in relationships, but wish it would have continued awhile more to see what transpired in 6 months - year.

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