Annie Freeman's Fabulous Traveling Funeral

Annie Freeman's Fabulous Traveling Funeral

Book - 2006
Average Rating:
8
Rate this:
For Katherine Givens and the four women about to become her best friends, the adventure begins with a UPS package. Inside is a pair of red sneakers filled with ashes and a note that will forever change their lives. Katherine's oldest and dearest friend, the irrepressible Annie Freeman, left one final request--a traveling funeral--and she wants the most important women in her life as "pallbearers."

From Sonoma to Manhattan, Katherine, Laura, Rebecca, Jill, and Marie will carry Annie's ashes to the special places in her life. At every stop there's a surprise encounter and a small miracle waiting, and as they whoop it up across the country, attracting interest wherever they go, they share their deepest secrets--tales of broken hearts and second chances, missed opportunities and new beginnings. And as they grieve over what they've lost, they discover how much is still possible if only they can unravel the secret Annie left them....
Publisher: New York : Bantam Dell, c2006
ISBN: 9780553382648
0553382640
Branch Call Number: FIC Radis 6939
Characteristics: x, 331 p

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

b
BigRed32765
Jul 28, 2015

While the book was a bit repetitive at times, the message and playful story was still invaluable...made me think about who I'd send on my traveling funeral and where they would go! A book all women should read.

t
thejonesgal
Jun 08, 2015

I enjoyed the book. I believe the message was that we as women need to take care of ourselves as well as we take care of others. Life is to be celebrated.

m
mcjanet
Jul 03, 2011

Recommended to me by a girl at InspireHealth...an alternative cancer agency in Vancouver. Gives a lot of thought on death of friends, animals, dreams...in a Thelma and Louise setting.

k
kathykraemer
Nov 07, 2010

Probably one of the WORST books I have ever read. Completely implausible and way over the top. Blech.

t
the4jarretts
Mar 27, 2009

Loved it, would make a great book for your book club.

w
WBGeorge
Mar 03, 2008

This was a sappy, repetitive, unrealistic, shallow book. I think it was the writing style that turned me off the most. Were they lucky to have a friend that could spend a million dollars on them for her funeral???

Cathy Nov 12, 2007

Interesting characters, but sometimes the female bonding aspect of the book was a bit over the top.

l
LindaStinger
Nov 27, 2006

Made me laugh and cry.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at PEPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top