Why Beulah Shot Her Pistol Inside the Baptist Church

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Raised in the Primitive Baptist Church, Beulah Buchanan at age 16 marries the much older deacon Ralph Rainey to escape from her oppressive parents, thus jumping from the frying pan into the fire. Over the next six years, Beulah works in her domineering husband's cafe all day and cooks him dinner at home every night, dutifully attends church, and falls into an affair with the preacher. When she embarasses her husband by not cooking enough food for the ravenous visiting revival preacher, Ralph "chastises" Beulah with his belt ...

Why Beulah Shot Her Pistol Inside the Baptist Church 2004, NewSouth Books, Montgomery

ISBN-13: 9781588381675

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