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Ellen Cherry Charles

Ellen Cherry Charles is a beautiful, sensual, smart, and funny woman with mixed feelings about her relationship with art and her husband, Boomer Petway. Her artistic development started early, looking at things with a different perspective while lying in the back seat of her father's car. She becomes the best artist in her small town of Colonial Pines, Virginia, with her art becoming more abstract as she gets older.

Supported by her mother, a former dancer, Ellen Cherry goes to study art at college before she is forcibly removed by her father, Verlin, and her extremist uncle, Reverend Buddy. The incident emotionally scars Ellen Cherry, who runs away to Seattle and works as a waitress while finishing art college. She becomes a local success and is happy. Then, Boomer Petway, her high school boyfriend, rumbles into town with an RV altered to look like a giant...

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