Little Altars Everywhere by Rebecca Wells

This novel presents a poignant and humorous tapestry of a dysfunctional Southern family through a series of vignettes told from multiple perspectives. The narrative unfolds the complex dynamics of the family, exploring themes of alcoholism, abuse, and the search for love and acceptance. As each character reveals their innermost thoughts and secrets, the story delves into the impact of their shared history on their individual lives, painting a rich and emotional portrait of a family struggling to find healing and redemption amidst their personal and collective challenges.

The 5335th greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 108

Since this book was first published in 1992, there is a penalty of 28.8%. The age adjusted score is 76.9.

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