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Summary Divine Secrets of the Ya Ya Sisterhood ☆ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ´ When Siddalee Walker oldest daughter of Vivi Abbott Walker Ya Ya extraordinaire is interviewed in the New York Times about a hit play she's directed her mother gets described as a tap dancing child abuser Enraged Vivi disowns SidVi disowns Sidda Devastated Sidda begs forgiveness and postpones her upcoming wedding All looks bleak until the Ya Yas step in and convince Vivi to send Sidda a scrapbook of their girlhood mementos called Divine Sec. I am so tired of this sort of storyline A group of Southern women who form a timeless bond of woman ness and Southern ness and triumph in the face of all hardship because they are delicate as blossoms yet strong and fierce That said when entering a genre so well covered and sticky sweet one must do something to make one's work stand out I believe Rebecca Wells does an above average job at this and her book was a fun and easy read It was hardly ground breaking nor did I find it moving and I didn't shed a tear or laugh out loud I just wrinkled my nose at the way everyone just wrapped up their lives with a nice bow at the end and no one walked away with residual hurt feelings or misunderstandings then put the book down and decided to write this review before I promptly forgot it entirelyIf you watched Steel Magnolias or Beaches and thought they were profound you'll just love this book

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Rets of the Ya Ya Sisterhood As Sidda struggles to analyze her mother she comes face to face with the tangled beauty of imperfect love and the fact that forgiveness than understanding is often what the heart longs f. My mother and her Ya Ya’s were called the sisters of Beta Sigma Phi sorority in Charleston SC I grew up on the marshes watching them swing dance shuck oysters and throwing what always seemed like a never ending festival that celebrated life They did community work and supported the local theatre but mostly they just had a good time I grew up in the whirlwind of color and laughter that now seems only like a distant dream Momma passed 18 years ago and I don’t think I will ever be the same I miss her and her Ya Ya’s Aunt Betty Aunt Carol Aunt Dolores with their respective husbands and friends in toe I live in New York now not unlike Siddlee but they are always with me especially when I revisit their split a parts in the tapestry of Rebecca Well’s – Divine Secret of the Ya Ya Sisterhood If you want to know about who I am and where I come from read this book it explains a lot So pass the bloodies sugar it’s time to get our panties in a knot

Summary Ø eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ☆ Rebecca Wells

Divine Secrets of the Ya Ya SisterhoodWhen Siddalee Walker oldest daughter of Vivi Abbott Walker Ya Ya extraordinaire is interviewed in the New York Times about a hit play she's directed her mother gets described as a tap dancing child abuser Enraged Vi. When I was pregnant with my oldest child a girl I had a dream In my dream I was in the hospital postpartum holding not the one child I knew that I had been pregnant with but two children Both girls One of my baby girls was uiet observant peaceful She had big open eyes that reflected her big open heart The other child was physically larger than the other baby and it's complete opposite Ugly angry needy I sat there holding both babies in their swaddling clothes while the one cried and demanded and writhed and the other lay in my arms uietly observing simply taking it all in I had what has now become the all too familiar feeling of being in over my head lost even before I had begun And then in my dream my own mother walks into the room with the also all too familiar glower she has reserved for me for as far back as I can remember The look that says You don't deserve this I've never forgotten that dream and until recently couldn't figure it out Years later I do in fact have two daughters and a son born not in that order My two daughters are almost a decade apart in age the older bigger one is definately NOT the noisy demanding one No she's definately the open loving one An old soul if ever there was oneWhat does any of this bs about my dream have to do with Divine Secrets Basically everything I have since sorted out this dream my oldest daughter is now 17 A young woman Just three years younger than I was when I carried her in my womb and dreamt of her and my mother and that demanding other child that needed so damn much all the time In the first few pages of Divine Secrets you are plunged into the life of an interesting lively young woman and her relationship with her mother All the bad behavior jealousy rage and hidden wounds When I read this book in 2002 I cried because I got that woman's rage towards her mother I was that woman Now I find as my own daughter enters adulthood I identify with the pain of that mother By the way that demanding baby in my dream was me and frankly that demanding baby in my dream is really a lot of us mothers to some degree or another Raising our own daughters while trying to finish the job of raising ourselves where our mothers might have failed Obviously that analogy doesn't apply to everyone but it's the link between that dream of mine and the thread of understanding that evolves in this book that are the same