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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (125 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Joyce Magnin Narrator: Laural Merlington Publisher: HarperCollins Christian Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Harriet Beamer Series Release Date:
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Aging and recent widow Harriet Beamer insists she’s getting along fine with her dog Humphrey in Philadelphia … until she falls for the fourth time, injuring her ankle, and causing her son and daughter-in-law to cry foul. Insisting Harriet move in with them in California, they make a bet that her ankle is broken, and she foolishly promises to move if they’re right. Four x-rays later, Harriet’s ankle—and her heart—are broken. She packs up, ships her huge salt and pepper collection to California, and prepares to move away from the only life she knows. The only catch? She’s doing it her way. Just wait till her daughter-in-law hears Harriet will travel cross country only by public transportation and alternate means. What follows is a hilarious, heartwarming journey by train, metro bus, ferry, and motorcycle. Along the way, Harriet discovers that although her family thinks it’s time for her to be put out to pasture—God has a different plan.

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Trachelle | 2/15/2014

    " Cute light hearted book. Harriet made me miss my Granny, she had this kind of spunk and I could see her taking this same journey Harriet did. Loved how she impacted those around her and yet she did not know how she touched so many lives. I like how Harriet's character grew on her journey even at her age she learned new things about herself and the world around her. Harriet showed me that no matter how old you think you are you can still achieve goals that you might have thought were just a dream. Can't wait to read the next adventure. :) "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Mary Ellen | 2/14/2014

    " Delightful! Great quick read that made me want to travel. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Ellie Jean | 2/13/2014

    " really wish we could do half stars. This is a 3.5. Cute and fun, but this should have been easier to read than it was, maybe it was me. But it also needed more of something. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Kristen Wampner | 1/16/2014

    " Loved loved loved this book. It was such a page turner with all the great adventures that Harriet Beamer experiences as she's traveling. LOVED THIS BOOK! Plus it mentioned areas that I was familiar with as she travels bringing it home for me knowing what he saw and experienced. "

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