Cold Sassy Tree

Cold Sassy Tree: Chapter 3

Chapter 3 Summary   Will doesn’t understand why the daughters won’t accept Grandpa’s marriage. Both of them married willfully despite family opinion. Mary Willis married away from the Baptist church, marrying a Presbyterian, and Loma married a no-good tenant farmer to spite her daddy.   Love Simpson has worked as a milliner at Grandpa’s store …

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Cold Sassy Tree: Summary

Text: Cold Sassy Tree, by Olive Ann Burns, Houghton Mifflin, 1984. Summary of Chapters 1-2 It is July 5, 1906 in the small town of Cold Sassy, Georgia, three weeks after Granny Blakeslee has died. The family is in mourning, by tradition bound to wear black for a year and to forego all pleasures. The …

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