The Scandalous Summer of Sissy LeBlanc: A Novel
By: Despres, Loraine
Genre: Novel, Comedy & Humor
Description: It's a steamy June afternoon in Gentry, Louisiana, circa 1956, and Sissy LeBlanc is sitting on her front porch, musing-half seriously-if she could kill herself with aspirins and Coca-Cola. Her 15-year marriage to PeeWee LeBlanc has certainly been a mistake, she doesn't much like her three kids, and that father-in-law of hers is just too much of a rogue to even think about. What Sissy can't stop thinking about, however, is the fact that her high school sweetheart is back in town...and he hasn't even called.But see him she will, and what ensues is more than Sissy ever bargained for when she finally decides to do something to make herself happy for a change. Luckily for Sissy, she's got her Southern Belle's Handbook to rely on-all that wisdom and all those rules drummed into her by her mamma and grandma, but most of which she makes up as she goes along. A scandalous summer? It's only just begun!