From the Publisher
Afternoon in Pearls is the coming-of-age story of Lily Pearl Edmondson, set during many exciting historical events of the last century. Her family saga spans the first four decades of the twentieth century as Lily Pearl grows up during the Victorian and Edwardian era, including the Great War, the Roaring Twenties, the Great Depression, and World War II. Come along on her adventure from the beginning as she is born on the dreamy, tropical island nation of Oahu, Hawaii. Then she lives in Texas and travels across America and abroad to Europe and China. While seeking her place in the world, Lily Pearl endures trials and tribulations on her life path to becoming an empowered young woman.