Georgia Bottoms is known in her small
community of Six Points, Alabama, as a beautiful, well-to-do, and
devoutly Baptist Southern belle.
Nobody realizes that the family fortune has long since disappeared,
and a determinedly single woman like Georgia needs an alternative, and
discreet, means of income. In Georgia's case it is six well-heeled
lovers-one for each day of the week, with Mondays off-none of whom knows
about the others.
But when the married preacher who has been coming to call (Saturdays)
decides to confess their affair in front of the whole congregation,
Georgia must take drastic measures to stop him. In GEORGIA BOTTOMS, Mark
Childress proves once again his unmistakable skill for combining the
hilarious and the absurd to reveal the inner workings of the rebellious
Mark Childress was born in Monroeville, Alabama. He is the author of six
previous novels and three books for children. He has lived in Ohio,
Indiana, Mississippi, Louisiana, Georgia, California, Costa Rica, and
currently lives in Key West, Florida.