Georgia Bottoms

A Novel
By Mark Childress (Hardcover Book, 2011)
Georgia Bottoms is known in her small community of Six Points, Alabama, as a beautiful, well-to-do, and devoutly Baptist Southern belle.

Nobody realizes that the family fortune has long since disappeared, and a determinedly single woman like Georgia needs an alternative, and discreet, means of income. In Georgia's case it is six well-heeled lovers-one for each day of the week, with Mondays off-none of whom knows about the others.

But when the married preacher who has been coming to call (Saturdays) decides to confess their affair in front of the whole congregation, Georgia must take drastic measures to stop him. In GEORGIA BOTTOMS, Mark Childress proves once again his unmistakable skill for combining the hilarious and the absurd to reveal the inner workings of the rebellious human heart.
  • Little, Brown and Company
    • Format: Hardcover Book

    • Price: $24.99 US/$27.99 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9780316033046

    • On Sale Date: 02/23/2011

    • Publisher: Little, Brown and Company

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Georgia Bottoms is known in her small community of Six Points, Alabama, as a beautiful, well-to-do, and devoutly Baptist Southern belle.

Nobody realizes that the family fortune has long since disappeared, and a determinedly single woman like Georgia needs an alternative, and discreet, means of income. In Georgia's case it is six well-heeled lovers-one for each day of the week, with Mondays off-none of whom knows about the others.

But when the married preacher who has been coming to call (Saturdays) decides to confess their affair in front of the whole congregation, Georgia must take drastic measures to stop him. In GEORGIA BOTTOMS, Mark Childress proves once again his unmistakable skill for combining the hilarious and the absurd to reveal the inner workings of the rebellious human heart.

Mark Childress was born in Monroeville, Alabama. He is the author of six previous novels, including One Mississippi and Crazy in Alabama, three books for children, and the screenplay of the film, Crazy in Alabama. He lives in Key West, Florida.
  • "Move over, Flannery O'Connor . . . Mark Childress has written another laugh-out-loud Southern classic!"
    (author of I Still Dream About You).

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Georgia Bottoms
  • Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
  • Price: $24.99 US/$27.99 CAN
  • Pages: 288
  • Physical Dimensions: 6" x 9-1/4"
  • ISBN-13: 9780316033046
  • On Sale Date: 02/23/2011
Georgia Bottoms

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