Cold Sassy Tree - Chapter One - Two Summary & Analysis

Olive Ann Burns
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Chapter One - Two Summary

Cold Sassy Tree, set in post civil war, Georgia, is about a family that is undergoing a rapid transformation. Told from fourteen-year-old Will's point of view, the story will uncover a family and a small town's reactions to the death of a grandmother and the quick remarriage of the widowed grandfather.

Grandpa Blakeslee sends his grandson, Will Tweedy, to get his mother, Mary Willis and Aunt Loma, so he can tell them all some news. Things in the family have not been the same since Granny Blakeslee died. Grandpa Blakeslee announces that he is getting married to Love Simpson, who is the milliner in his store. Grandpa Blakeslee is lonesome and needs someone to help take care of him.

The ladies are worried about what people will think. Love Simpson is too young; she is a Yankee...

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