|The Same Sweet Girls Guide To Life
The Sunday Wife - Reviews
|"The Sunday Wife" was
written over the course of five years. "This
writing reflects a painful time in my own life,"
she says. "I would have been writing this book
whether I had a pen in my hand or not." King was
a Methodist minister's wife for over 20 years in
the Southeast. While serving in this role, she
was in a position to observe other ministers and
their wives... ..."
-- Mobile Register, feature
|"As slice-of-life stories go,
this is an extraordinary generous one: rich,
dense and satisfying."
-- People Magazine
|"Cassandra King new novel,
THE SUNDAY WIFE, a tale of a woman who doesn’t
belong in a place where she finds herself and
the like-minded misfits she befriends, is one of
those books that keep you up till three in the
morning and make you wake up three hours later
to pick up where you left off... ...King...
is a graceful writer, and her description of
people, places and things range from delicate to
deadly; the seafood meals depicted in this book
made this reviewer go out and buy oysters for
bisque, and the scenes of beaches in moonlight
and sunlight are achingly beautiful. King also
excels at keeping the plot cooking, page after
page. THE SUNDAY WIFE is a tasty and
|"All aspects of institutional
religious hypocrisy, intolerance,
ultraconservatism, and general
self-righteousness ARE FAIR GAME AS Dean
discovers who she really is... ... Fans of
Patricia Gaffney and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
will enjoy this extremely well written book.
Essential for libraries of all sizes."
-- Library Journal
|"...an impressive debut."