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Book Review of Saving CeeCee Honeycutt

Saving CeeCee Honeycutt
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This is a story about a woman whose tragic childhood haunts her even as an adult. At the age of 12 she was caring for a bipolar mother. She must deal with crisis situations because her traveling father is rarely there. She has no friends who can help, only an elderly neighbor. During one of these times
great Aunt Tootie appears and takes her to her Savannah home.
Savannah provide life where she meets strong, loving and sometimes eccentric women.

Intelligent, strong and courageous, she endures guilt and anger while harboring fears of abandonment. The most prominent issue is probably whether or not she will inherit mental illness like her mother. A girl who seeks solace in the books she reads, she gradually leaves behind all that happened as she begins her new life. This is a gentle uplifting story about a father who eventually recognizes what is happening to his daughter and an aunt who understands and provides what a damaged child needs to move beyond a tragic life.