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Looking For Me

 

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“My little brother was so wonderstruck by the world around him that never once did I hear him cry. He’d sit in that old buggy with his eyes wide and his ears pricked sharp as a deer’s. It seemed to me that nature spoke to him more plainly than any human voice … as if the wind moving through the trees and the subtle change in a blackbird’s song told him the truth of things.”

 

Each time Teddi Overman leaves her antiques shop in Charleston, South Carolina and visits the Kentucky farm of her youth, she’s drawn to the mysterious beauty of Red River Gorge where her brother Josh went missing. Though his absence remains unimaginable, Teddi builds a life as unexpected and quirky as the customers who frequent her shop. As she comes to terms with the events that shattered her family and finds love in the most surprising way, Teddi must decide what to let go of and what to keep.

 

In Looking for Me, bestselling author Beth Hoffman brings forth an evocative, multilayered story that moves between the charms of Charleston and Kentucky’s woodlands while exposing the fragile wounds and strengths of a woman who comes to understand the words once written in a simple note and the remarkable boy who penned them.

 

 

~ LOOKING FOR ME is the 2014 winner of the Ohioana Book Award for fiction ~

 

 

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ISBN: 9780670025831  Pamela Dorman Books – Viking/Penguin

 

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Twelve-year-old CeeCee is in trouble. For years she’s been the caretaker of her psychotic mother, Camille— the crown-wearing, lipstick-smeared laughingstock of an entire town. Though it’s 1967 and they live in Ohio, Camille believes it’s 1951 and she’s just been crowned the Vidalia Onion Queen of Georgia.

 

The day CeeCee discovers Camille in the front yard wearing a tattered prom dress and tiara as she blows kisses to passing motorists, she knows her mother has flipped. When tragedy strikes, Tootie Caldwell, a previously unknown great-aunt comes to CeeCee’s rescue and whisks her away to Savannah. Within hours of her arrival, CeeCee is catapulted into a perfumed world of prosperity and Southern eccentricities—a world that appears to be run entirely by women.

 

Laugh-out-loud funny, at times heartbreaking, and written in a pitch-perfect voice, Saving CeeCee Honeycutt is a spirited Southern tale that explores the intricacies of female relationships while illuminating the journey of a young girl who loses her mother but finds many others.

 

 

 

“Beth Hoffman’s extraordinary debut, Saving CeeCee Honeycutt,

 

is the book I dreamed of finding to launch my new imprint, Pamela Dorman Books.

 

As the editor of The Secret Life of Bees, I have read a lot of wannabe Southern coming-of-age fiction.

 

This is the real thing…”

 

—Pamela Dorman

 

Vice President, Publisher

 

Pamela Dorman Books/Viking

 

 

Available from your local bookseller and all online book retailers:

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ISBN: 0143118579   Pamela Dorman Books – Viking/Penguin

 

 

 

 

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