Skip to content
Secondary Content

Cold Sassy Tree ~ Leaving Cold Sassy

By: Olive Ann Burns
Published: 2007 (first published 1984)
Pages: 391
Total Copies: 7 (Cold Sassy Tree), 5  (Cold Sassy/Leaving Cold Sassy)
Genre:  Fiction | Historical Fiction | Regional, American South | Books Made Into Movies


Description: The one thing you can depend on in Cold Sassy, Georgia, is that word gets around – fast. On July 5, 1906, scandal breaks in the small town of Cold Sassy, Georgia, when the proprietor of the general store, E. Rucker Blakeslee, elopes with Miss Love Simpson. He is barely three weeks a widower, and she is only half his age and a Yankee to boot. As their marriage inspires a whirlwind of local gossip, fourteen-year-old Will Tweedy suddenly finds himself eyewitness to a family scandal, and that’s where his adventures begin.

Book Buzz Read-Alikes

Saving CeeCee Honeycutt
The Help
Housekeeping
O Pioneers!
  The Whistling Season
Prayers for Sale