Saving CeeCee Honeycutt
large type edition
By (author) Beth Hoffman
Saving CeeCee Honeycutt book by Beth Hoffman
For years, twelve-year-old CeeCee Honeycutt has been the caretaker of her psychotic mother, Camille. The tiara-toting, lipstick-smeared laughingstock of an entire town, Camille was a woman trapped in her long-ago moment of glory as the 1951 Vidalia Onion Queen. But when she is hit by a truck and killed, CeeCee is left to fend for herself. To the rescue comes her previously unknown great-aunt Tootie in her vintage Packard convertible.
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Classification: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Format: Hardback (218mm x 147mm x 28mm)
Imprint: Thorndike Press
Publisher: Thorndike Press
Publish Date: 12-Jan-2010
Country of Publication: United States
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Book Review: Saving CeeCee Honeycutt by Beth Hoffman - Reviewed by Aik (29 Feb 2012)
The synopsis pretty much sums up this book, and indeed, Saving Cee Cee Honeycutt is a heartwarming, entertaining story about a neglected little girl who found love in places and people she could never imagine.
I warmed up to the character Cecelia Rose Honeycutt from the very begging. Being merely twelve years old, she is burdened with the task of taking care of her mentally-ill mother who dreams of a glorious life which has long-passed. Her father is always running away from harsh realities of life by using his job as an excuse, and Mrs. Odell is her only refuge.
After her mother's sudden death, Cee Cee moves in to stay with her great aunt Tootie. The first person she gets to know besides her aunt is none other than Aunt Tootie's personal cook, Oletta Jones. At the beginning, Oletta is cold towards Cee Cee, but after knowing her past, she sympathizes Cee Cee's plight and offers the child her support.
Cee Cee quickly learns that the women...
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