Books by Dorothea Benton Frank

B-
Plantation

The last quarter of Dorothea Benton Frank's latest work Plantation is all that keeps it from being a solid D. But that last portion is so moving that I was forced to raise the grade of the otherwise hackneyed novel to the distinctly above-average mark. Unfortunately, the rest of the book reads as i ...

B+
Sullivan's Island

Whether you like Sullivan's Island or not depends on how well you like authors like Pat Conroy and Anne Rivers Siddons. If you know their work, this book will be a comfortable read, with familiar themes and settings but with more humor and less emotional gut-wrenching. The prologue to Sullivan's ...