Where Wild Peaches Grow Cade Bentley

Where Wild Peaches Grow

Author: Cade Bentley
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Book Title
Where Wild Peaches Grow
Author
Cade Bentley
ISBN
9781542031219
In a deeply emotional novel of family, cultural heritage, and forgiveness, estranged sisters wrestle with the choices they've made and confront circumstances beyond their control.Nona "Peaches" Davenport, abandoned by the man she loved and betrayed by family, left her Natchez, Mississippi, home fifteen years ago and never looked back. She's forged a promising future in Chicago as a professor of African American Studies. Nona even finds her once-closed heart persuaded by a new love. But that's all shaken when her father's death forces her to return to everything she's tried to forget.Julia Curtis hasn't forgiven her sister for deserting the family. Just like their mother, Nona walked away from Julia when she needed her most. And Julia doesn't feel guilty for turning to Nona's old flame, Marcus, for comfort. He helped Julia build a new life. She has a child, a career, and a determination to move on from old family wounds.Upon Nona's return to Natchez, a cautious reunion unfolds, and everything Nona and Julia thought they knew--about themselves, each other, and those they loved--will be tested. Unpacking the truth about why Nona left may finally heal their frayed bond--or tear it apart again, forever.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Cade BentleyPublisher: Lake Union PublishingPublished: 08/30/2022ISBN: 9781542031219Review Citations: Booklist 07/01/2022 pg. 21

In a deeply emotional novel of family, cultural heritage, and forgiveness, estranged sisters wrestle with the choices they've made and confront circumstances beyond their control.

Nona "Peaches" Davenport, abandoned by the man she loved and betrayed by family, left her Natchez, Mississippi, home fifteen years ago and never looked back. She's forged a promising future in Chicago as a professor of African American Studies. Nona even finds her once-closed heart persuaded by a new love. But that's all shaken when her father's death forces her to return to everything she's tried to forget.

Julia Curtis hasn't forgiven her sister for deserting the family. Just like their mother, Nona walked away from Julia when she needed her most. And Julia doesn't feel guilty for turning to Nona's old flame, Marcus, for comfort. He helped Julia build a new life. She has a child, a career, and a determination to move on from old family wounds.

Upon Nona's return to Natchez, a cautious reunion unfolds, and everything Nona and Julia thought they knew--about themselves, each other, and those they loved--will be tested. Unpacking the truth about why Nona left may finally heal their frayed bond--or tear it apart again, forever.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Cade Bentley
Publisher: Lake Union Publishing
Published: 08/30/2022
ISBN: 9781542031219

Review Citations: Booklist 07/01/2022 pg. 21

In a deeply emotional novel of family, cultural heritage, and forgiveness, estranged sisters wrestle with the choices they've made and confront circumstances beyond their control.

Nona "Peaches" Davenport, abandoned by the man she loved and betrayed by family, left her Natchez, Mississippi, home fifteen years ago and never looked back. She's forged a promising future in Chicago as a professor of African American Studies. Nona even finds her once-closed heart persuaded by a new love. But that's all shaken when her father's death forces her to return to everything she's tried to forget.

Julia Curtis hasn't forgiven her sister for deserting the family. Just like their mother, Nona walked away from Julia when she needed her most. And Julia doesn't feel guilty for turning to Nona's old flame, Marcus, for comfort. He helped Julia build a new life. She has a child, a career, and a determination to move on from old family wounds.

Upon Nona's return to Natchez, a cautious reunion unfolds, and everything Nona and Julia thought they knew--about themselves, each other, and those they loved--will be tested. Unpacking the truth about why Nona left may finally heal their frayed bond--or tear it apart again, forever.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Cade Bentley
Publisher: Lake Union Publishing
Published: 08/30/2022
ISBN: 9781542031219

Review Citations: Booklist 07/01/2022 pg. 21