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Peachtree Road

by Anne Rivers Siddons

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by HarperCollins in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24250150M
ISBN 109780061132971, 9780061132964

Peachtree Road is the meaty and absorbing story of a city turned on to power and of the privileged inhabitants who led it to its current station as a mecca of business, culture, and progress To say this book is potent does not come close to doing it justice. More than merely powerful, it is mesmerizing, enthralling, and totally. Lucy Bondurant Chastain Venable is a beautiful burning flame of a woman, a woman of great passion and terrible need. Sheppard Gibbs Bondurant III, Lucy's cousin and lifelong confidant, is a man turned recluse because of his own fatal feelings. Their mesmerizing story begins on the childhood day when Lucy comes to live with Shep's family in the great house on Peachtree Road/5(9).

Peachtree Road is the meaty and absorbing story of a city turned on to power and of the privileged inhabitants who led it to its current station as a mecca of business, culture, and progress To say this book is potent does not come close to doing it justice. More than merely powerful, it is mesmerizing, enthralling, and totally Brand: Harper Perennial.   “A blockbuster of a novel Peachtree Road is the meaty and absorbing story of a city turned on to power and of the privileged inhabitants who led it to its current station as a mecca of business, culture, and progress To say this book is potent does not come close to doing it justice. More than merely powerful, it is mesmerizing, enthralling, and totally unforgettable.”Pages:

Some readers will find Peachtree Road inflated and a little self-indulgent. Readers who want a story to move will be bored and skim. Others will delight in savoring the descriptions. Fans will love this reissue of her classic novel, first published in Shep and Lucy burrow under your skin and take up residence long after the end of the : Anne Siddons.   Listen to your favorite songs from Peachtree Road by Elton John Now. Stream ad-free with Amazon Music Unlimited on mobile, desktop, and tablet. Download our mobile app now.


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Peachtree Road book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Tenth anniversary edition. Set amidst the grandeur of Old Southern /5.

Peachtree Road is the meaty and absorbing story of a city turned on to power and of the privileged inhabitants who led it to its current station as a mecca of business, culture, and progress Peachtree Road book say this book is potent does not come close to doing it justice.

More than merely powerful, it is mesmerizing, enthralling, and totally 4/4(). Peachtree Road is the meaty and absorbing story of a city turned on to power and of the privileged inhabitants who led it to its current station as a mecca of business, culture, and progress To say this book is potent does not come close to doing it justice/5(16).

A long southern psychological novel, extending from WW II to the present, about well-to-do Atlanta Peachtree Road book and their trials and tribulations.

Siddons' (Homeplace, Fox's Earth) Atlanta is more the legacy of Rhett Butler than Ashley Wilkes: its business leaders are forward-thinking and pragmatic; they support the civil-rights movement, bowing to the inevitable for the sake of prosperity; they Phone: () Peachtree Road Anne Rivers Siddons, Author HarperCollins Publishers $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author Buy this book.

As in the bestselling Homeplace, Siddons. About the Book Peachtree Road. by Anne Rivers Siddons. Along a quiet street on a hill at the outskirts of Atlanta live a dying breed of Southern aristocrats. Growing up in sprawling mansions, and attended to by black servants, these Buckhead families form a tight nucleus of wealth and power.

This privileged way of life is about to be shattered. PEACHTREE ROAD is the story of two cousins who are tied together by emotional insecurity and by a love which is sometimes profoundly selfless, sometimes destructively selfish.

It is also the story. Peachtree Road is an American novel published in by Anne Rivers is principally set in Atlanta, Georgia and fictionalizes the experience of several wealthy Atlanta families from the s through the s.

The title refers to the section of Peachtree Street that runs through the Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta and where the central character's family home is : Anne Rivers Siddons. Peachtree Road NE Suite Atlanta, GA Presidents' Day: AM - PM.

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Month February March April. Peachtree Road is the meaty and absorbing story of a city turned on to power and of the privileged inhabitants who led it to its current station as a mecca of business, culture, and progress To say this book is potent does not come close to doing it justice.

Elton John returned to the sound and aesthetic of his classic early-'70s work with 's Songs From the West Coast, finding critical acclaim, if not much commercial that the lack of sales greatly bothered Elton-- in many interviews, including one with Entertainment Weekly the week before Peachtree Road was released in Novemberhe claimed he was "disappointed" that it just 8/ Peachtree Road is the twenty-seventh studio album by British singer-songwriter Elton John, released in It was named after Peachtree Road, the northern part of Peachtree Street in Atlanta, where one of John's four homes is is the only album during his long career on which John has sole credit as producer, although on some previous projects he was listed as a co-producer, with Genre: Pop rock, country rock.

Peachtree Road is like an extremely tall ice tea on a blistering southern day. It is long, and drawn out at times, but so cool and refreshing.

If you do not like descriptive narrative this book may not work for you. Personally, I think that it it exemplifies the southern tradition of storytelling.5/5(5). Montego Bay - Peachtree Road is located in the North Ocean City district of Ocean City, a 6-minute walk from Ocean City Beach, miles from Fenwick Island State Park Beach and a minute walk from Northside Park.

The property is 8 miles from Ocean City Boardwalk and 8 /10(6). Peachtree Road by Anne Rivers Siddons Lucy came to live with us in the house on Peachtree Road, when she was five and I was seven, and before that April day was over I learned two things that altered almost grotesquely the landscape and weather of my small life.

"Peachtree Road" is a huge, sprawling novel. It is also a carefully wrought one that somehow manages to retain the grace and delicacy of the world it mourns. Most important, it is a compulsively. Get this from a library. Peachtree Road: a novel. [Anne Rivers Siddons] -- Lucy Bondurant Chastain Venable comes to live with her cousin's family in the great house on Peachtree Road, and the story of astonishing love and hate between a man and a woman begins.

Her books are consistent bestsellers, with 's Peachtree Road () arguably her biggest commercial success. Described by her friend and peer, Pat Conroy, as "the Southern novel for our generation," the book sheds illuminating light on the changing landscape of. Discussion Questions 1. Peachtree Road begins with the famous sentence, "The South killed Lucy Bondurant Chastain Venable on the day she was born." How so.

What aspects of the South laid the groundwork for her "textbook murder" before Lucy was even born. Peachtree City Library is closed and will remain closed until Monday, May 18th. Social distancing limitations will remain in effect and there will be limitations on how many people can enter the building at one time once the library reopens.

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