“The Secret Lives of Bees” pulls some awful waters from my eyes, man. Sopranos fans, recall Pauly Walnuts crying as his family drama unfolded: hand covering his weeping face; arms clutching his heaving chest. Uh huh…tears like that! I laugh at him and myself, but not too perniciously.
It is a well orchestrated and powerful novel about the Universal Mother. An excellent story is a gift from God.