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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (18,004 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Haven Kimmel Narrator: Haven Kimmel Publisher: Highbridge Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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This Today Show book club selection is now available on audio.

Kimmel takes readers back to a time when small-town America was caught in the amber of the innocent postwar period: people helped their neighbors, went to church on Sunday, and kept barnyard animals in their backyards.

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Aubrey | 2/12/2014

    " This memoir is full of those quintessential dysfunctions that make up the people and places we love. It's easy to relate to and made me laugh. Something about the narrator made me think of Scout Finch... "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Paige | 2/3/2014

    " A very amusing, and mostly light, read but somewhat scattered and hard to follow. It's a great view of her childhood though and is otherwise well written. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Becky Clark | 2/1/2014

    " This is one of the very few books I've read multiple times. Love it! "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Afton | 1/31/2014

    " I was hoping to laugh out loud. The title grabbed my attention and I usually enjoy memoirs. I thought it would be a lot like Glass Castle, but it wasn't nearly as engaging. I thought she did a good job of writing from her perspective as a child. The stories jumped around a lot and I didn't feel connected to her family after listening about them for 6 hours. The book was read by the author, and even she sounded bored by it sometimes! "

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About the Author
Author Haven Kimmel

Haven Kimmel is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Girl Named Zippy, She Got Up Off the Couch, and Something Rising (Light and Swift). She studied English and creative writing at Ball State University and North Carolina State University and attended seminary at the Earlham School of Religion. She lives in Durham, North Carolina.