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Dollbaby

Triumph Over Childhood Sexual Abuse

by Linde Grace White

  • 157 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Cedar House Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian Life - Family,
  • Religion - Relationships

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11749773M
    ISBN 100967628954
    ISBN 109780967628950
    OCLC/WorldCa71216922

    Dollbaby. Book Review by Skyllarr Trusty. Dollbaby, by Laura Lane McNeal. Viking, $, pages. In her debut novel, author Laura Lane McNeal maps out the city of New Orleans in order to imagine a gripping tale of family secrets, civil rights, and Southern culture. A coming-of-age story unfolds as year-old Liberty “Ibby” Bell. Dollbaby by Laura Lane McNeal is that book." - Durham Herald-Sun "A vivid portrayal of post-war New Orleans, lush and evocative in its descriptions, McNeal's unique voice shines through surprising and pleasing the reader. Fans of Pat Conroy and Sue Monk Kidd will enjoy this new Southern talent." - Library Journal (starred review) "In the vein.

      I felt like the book plodded along for awhile and then, BAM, the secrets are revealed one after the other with no warning or build-up. Give Dollbaby a try if you like Southern fiction and absolutely keep an eye on Laura Lane McNeal. Dollbaby is going on my Summer Reading List. You May Also Like: The Help by Kathryn Stockett. Dollbaby A Novel (Book): McNeal, Laura Lane: "A big-hearted coming-of-age debut set in Civil Rights-era New Orleans--a novel of Southern eccentricity, secrets, and laughter. When Ibby Bell's father dies in a tragic accident in the summer of , her mother unceremoniously deposits Ibby with her eccentric grandmother, Fannie, and throws in her father's urn for good measure.

    For fans of SAVING CEECEE HONEYCUTT and THE HELP, DOLLBABY brings to life the charm and unrest of s New Orleans through the eyes of a young girl learning to understand race for the first time. By turns uplifting and funny, poignant and full of verve, DOLLBABY . A Top Ten Finalist for Best Historical Novel, Goodreads Choice Awards, and a LibraryReads and Okra Pick A big-hearted coming-of-age debut set in civil rights-era New Orleans a novel of Southern eccentricity and secrets When Ibby Bell's father dies unexpectedly in the summer of , her mother unceremoniously deposits Ibby with her eccentric grandmother Fannie and throws in her father's urn .


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Dollbaby by Laura Lane McNeil is a Viking Adult publication. This highly praised novel has oft been compared to “The Help”, and to Dollbaby book lesser extent “The Secret Life of Bees”.

However, I would advise you to avoid going into this book with that type of preconceived notion/5. The book is about a young girl named Liberty Bell (Ibby). Ibby's father dies and her mother abandons her at her eccentric grandmother's house.

Ibby had never even met her grandmother before being dropped off at her old southern mansion. The first person that Ibby meets is one of the grandmothers maids, Doll/5(). The book is about a young girl named Liberty Bell (Ibby).

Ibby's father dies and her mother abandons her at her eccentric grandmother's house/5(). Overview A big-hearted coming-of-age debut set in civil rights-era New Orleans—a novel of Southern eccentricity and secrets When Ibby Bell’s father dies unexpectedly in the summer ofher mother unceremoniously deposits Ibby with her eccentric grandmother Fannie and throws in her father’s urn for good : Penguin Publishing Group.

About Dollbaby A big-hearted coming-of-age debut set in civil rights-era New Orleans—a Dollbaby book of Southern eccentricity and secrets When Ibby Bell’s father dies unexpectedly in the summer ofher mother unceremoniously deposits Ibby with her eccentric grandmother Fannie and throws in her father’s urn for good measure.

In the vein of Saving CeeCee Honeycutt and The Help, McNeal’s touching coming-of-age tale brings to life Civil Rights–era New Orleans. When year-old Ibby’s father dies in an accident, her no-good mother, Vidrine, hauls her across the country to live with a grandmother she’s never met: the tragic, eccentric and indomitable Fannie : Laura Lane Mcneal.

For fans of "Saving CeeCee Honeycutt" and "The Help," "Dollbaby" brings to life the charm and unrest of s New Orleans through the eyes of a young girl learning to understand race for the first time.

By turns uplifting and funny, poignant and full of verve, "Dollbaby "is a novel readers will take to their hearts.4/5(24). Summary It’s the summer of and eleven-year-old Ibby has just lost her father in a freak bicycle accident. Undone by the whole ordeal, Ibby’s mother Vidrine unceremoniously dumps Ibby, along with an urn of her father’s ashes, at the New Orleans home of Ibby’s paternal grandmother, Fannie.

A site dedicated to book lovers providing a forum to discover and share commentary about the books and authors they enjoy.

Author interviews, book reviews and lively book commentary are found here. Content includes books from bestselling, midlist and debut authors. Dollbaby wants to participate in the civil rights protests but Queenie tries. In the musty attic of an upstate New York house, a woman finds a clasped box, hidden away for over a century.

Inside, wrapped in cambric and tied with a green ribbon, is an old manuscript written by a. DOLLBABY is the culmination of these goals, a story of a way of life that no longer exists but needs to be told, an enduring story of love, hate, family and redemption.

It is the story of New Orleans, where you learn to dance, even when there is no music. A big-hearted coming-of-age debut set in civil rights-era New Orleans—a novel of Southern eccentricity and secrets When Ibby Bell’s father dies unexpectedly in the summer ofher mother unceremoniously deposits Ibby with her eccentric grandmother Fannie and /5().

A big-hearted coming-of-age debut set in civil rights-era New Orleans - a novel of Southern eccentricity and secrets. When Ibby Bell's father dies unexpectedly in the summer ofher mother unceremoniously deposits Ibby with her eccentric grandmother Fannie and.

Laura Lane McNeal’s debut novel is a gift to readers who long for an iced-tea-sipping, front-porch-swing kind of escape.

With Dollbaby, McNeal took this New Orleans native on a trip back to my hometown, complete with the smells, landmarks and traditions that make me proud to call the Crescent City home. "Beautifully rendered and perfectly paced, DOLLBABY is one novel this year not to be missed, with just the right amount of mystery mixed with coming-of-age drama." Miss Fannie herself is a woman to be reckoned with in her own right, although she is sometimes subject to spells that land her in the local asylum for short stretches.

Dollbaby (Book): McNeal, Laura Lane: "When Ibby Bell's father dies in a tragic accident in the summer ofher mother unceremoniously deposits Ibby with her eccentric grandmother, Fannie, and throws in her father's urn for good measure.

Fannie's Victorian house is like no place Ibby has ever been--and Fannie, who has a tendency to end up in the local asylum every once in a while--is like.

A big-hearted coming-of-age debut set in civil rights-era New Orleansa novel of Southern eccentricity and secrets When Ibby Bell’s father dies unexpectedly in the summer ofher mother unceremoniously deposits Ibby with her eccentric grandmother Fannie and throws in her father’s urn for good measure.

Overview - A big-hearted coming-of-age debut set in civil rights-era New Orleans--a novel of Southern eccentricity and secrets When Ibby Bell's father dies unexpectedly in the summer ofher mother unceremoniously deposits Ibby with her eccentric grandmother Fannie and Brand: Penguin Books.

A big-hearted coming-of-age debut set in civil rights-era New Orleans—a novel of Southern eccentricity and secrets When Ibby Bell’s father dies unexpectedly in the summer ofher mother /5(66).

Uplifting and funny, poignant and full of verve, DOLLBABY is a novel of Southern eccentricity, secrets and charm. Fans of Sue Monk Kidd, Pat Conroy and Harper Lee won’t want to. When Ibby Bell's father dies in a tragic accident in the summer ofher mother unceremoniously deposits Ibby with her eccentric grandmother, Fannie, and throws in her father's urn for good measure.

Fannie, who has a tendency to end up in .For fans of Saving CeeCee Honeycutt and The Help, Dollbaby brings to life the charm and unrest of s New Orleans through the eyes of a young girl learning to understand race for the first time. By turns uplifting and funny, poignant and full of verve, Dollbaby is a novel readers will take to their hearts.

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