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By Karen McWhorter

California lady, Lily, is actually out of her aspect within the outdated South. After escaping an abusive marriage, she comes to a decision to rework her outdated, rural schoolhouse into an academy for the humanities, regardless of protests from the neighborhood townsfolk. With 4 young children to elevate on her personal and nosy friends at a loss for words through her wish to convey ‘culture’ to their tiny village in Virginia, Lily persuades her girlfriends to affix her reason. yet Rae, a super artist who's additionally from California, and Sylvie, a skilled big apple dancer who can’t stand nonetheless, are both misplaced within the South. particularly Sylvie, who occurs to be black, and now reveals herself in a segregated backwoods that doesn’t include civil rights, or perhaps appear to become aware of that it’s 1978 for that matter.

Despite their expertise and backbone, the women face hindrances on all fronts. From Mason, an selfish outdated boy who has urban officers in his pocket, to Mrs. Pepper, a jaded outdated girl who has made it her venture to make sure the village by no means evolves, each person has anything to assert approximately Lily’s audacious plan. yet no probability is bigger than Berto, a violent drug broker Sylvie’s brother befriended. whilst she narrowly escapes from him in manhattan, he comes trying to find vengeance and the ladies needs to grapple with simply how a long way they'll visit protect their lives. Will they open the minds and hearts in their associates, and retailer themselves within the process?

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