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The novel Cold Sassy Tree by Olive Ann Burns is a story from a 14 year-old boys point of view in 1906 in the south Georgia town of Cold Sassy The book begins with Grandpa Blakeslee announcing to his daughters Mary Willis and Loma that he is getting married to Miss Love Simpson It has only been 3 weeks since his wife Miss Mattie Lou passed away A motif running throughout the book is that Miss Mattie Lou is not yet cold in her grave Grandpas engagement scandalizes the town which is not hard to do in Cold Sassy That day Will Tweedy goes fishing and is up on the train trestle with his dog TR The train is heading his way and Will falls between the tracks and is run over Queenie is the Tweedys cook and her husband Loomis is the one who takes Will home and saves TR on the trestle Will survives and while the neighbors are crowed inside Wills house once he is home granpa and Miss Love return from Jefferson where they got married Miss Love moves in with Grandpa and soon Mr McAllister comes by to marry her She tells him to leave and even though thats the end of it the town has more to talk about Will goes back to describe his Grannys death and how much she meant to Grandpa because the whole town thought he had been sweet on Miss Love since he met her 2 years before Wills little sister mary Toy is with Cousin Temp the first hald of the book because the hair dye for Grannys funeral turned her rad hair purple Will decides to go on the camping trip he and his friend Blueford Jackson had planned before he died of Lockjaw Will went with his friends Pink Smiley and Dunsen On their way back they picked up Mr Beautiful a horse for Miss Love to
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