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The rocking chair reader : family gatherings : true stories of celebration and reunion

Author: Helen Kay Polaski
Publisher: Avon, MA : Adams Media, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The third collection in this inspirational series offers true stories by ordinary folks, all based in small towns and reflecting the flavor of simpler times and community values, focuses on family  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Biography
Local history
Biography Anecdotes
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Kay Polaski
ISBN: 1593373481 9781593373481
OCLC Number: 61247070
Description: xvi, 272 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: One of the Family, Muskogee, Oklahoma / T. Suzanne Eller --
Town Profile, Muskogee, Oklahoma --
The Twelve-Year Bog, Chatsworth, New Jersey / Geoffrey Girard --
The Elves Under the Stairs, Mannington, West Virginia / E. Dian Moore --
Mama's Birthday, Hereford, Texas / Emmarie Lehnick --
Honest Question, Honest Answer, Rushville, Indiana / David Crane Swarts --
Sisters on Vacation, Largo, Florida / Anna M. Popescu --
As the Wedding March Played, Doniphan, Missouri / Garnet Hunt White --
A Pear in the Sand, Verona, New Jersey / Candy Killion --
Town Profile, Verona, New Jersey --
Grandmother's Imagination, Lancaster, New Hampshire / Patricia Wilson --
The Memory Boxes, Chippewa Lake, Ohio / Kristine Ziemnik --
A Sure Thing, Mannington, West Virginia / LB Brumage --
Threshing Adventures on the Farm, Nova, Ohio / Lucinda Rickett Strine --
Grandma's Roses, Mathis, Texas / David L. Barber --
The Screen House, Carbondale, Pennsylvania / Alice A. Mendelsohn --
The Uninvited Visitor, Doniphan, Missouri / Renie Burghardt --
Town Profile, Doniphan, Missouri --
A Wee Gathering, Santa Fe, Texas / Sharon Cupp Pennington --
The Prayer Wheel, Altus, Arkansas / Lad Moore --
Home on the Lake, Baldwin, Michigan / Kristin Dreyer Kramer --
Then There Were Six, Clyde, North Dakota / Betty Downs --
Wishbone Science, Sun Prairie, Montana / N.V. Bennett --
The Gathering Place, St. Paul, Virginia / Betty R. Koffman --
Hearthstone Halloween, Whigville, Ohio / Mary Helen Straker, (as told by her Aunt Emma) --
Town Profile, Whigville, Ohio --
Christmas at Napoleon, Napoleon, Missouri / Linda Kaullen Perkins --
The Sugar-Cube Cure, Sissonville, West Virginia / Cheryl K. Pierson --
A Recipe for Success, Lawton, Oklahoma / Lisa Ciriello --
Summertime, Asbury Park, New Jersey / Marcia Rudoff --
Dinner at Dora's, Delanco, New Jersey / Margaret A. Frey --
A Southern Family Reunion, Albertville, Alabama / Sandy Williams Driver --
Perfect Pitch, Hendersonville, Tennessee / Lanita Bradley Boyd --
Town Profile, Hendersonville, Tennessee --
Wilbur's Vanishing Act, Butler, Indiana / Michelle Close Mills --
Unfailing Love, Morrilton, Arkansas / Rita Chandler --
The Windswept Prairie, Cheyenne, Wyoming / Roberta Rhodes --
A Jaunt to Aunt Josie's, Ralph Hollow, Tennessee / Mary Ralph Bradley --
The Best Present, Charleston, West Virginia / Lynn R. Hartz --
Where I Belong, Monroe, North Carolina / Kim Peterson --
Buses, Trains, and Taxicabs, Gleed, Washington / Dorothy Read --
Town Profile, Gleed, Washington --
The Wondrous Seashell, Westerville, Ohio / Carol Kehlmeier --
Tennessee Celebrations, Donelson, Tennessee / Elaine Young McGuire --
Apple Butter Day, Higginsville, Missouri / Rachel J. Johnson --
The Crab Feast, Pasadena, Maryland / Ray Weaver --
Cousin Jean, Des Plaines, Illinois / Barbara Brady --
Aunt Clara's Tears, Clyde, North Dakota / Betty Downs --
Farmhouse, Tyler, Minnesota / Gayle Sorensen Stringer --
Town Profile, Tyler, Minnesota --
Summer's Dance, North Stamford, Connecticut / Virginia Rowledge --
Homecoming, Jeddo, Texas / Carol Burnside --
Little Boy Lost, Stamford (Jones County), Texas / Pat Capps Mehaffey --
A Need for Independence, Gleneden Beach, Oregon / Nancy Jackson --
Saturday Night on the Town, Strawberry Point, Iowa / Jacquie McTaggart --
Welcome to the Family, Guthrie, Oklahoma / Al Serradell --
Silvertone Memories, Irwinville, Georgia / Amy M. O'Quinn, as told by her father, Edward McIntyre --
Town Profile, Irwinville, Georgia --
A Little Piano Music, Chelmsford, Massachusetts / Barbara Beaudoin --
Things Money Cannot Buy, Melrose, New Mexico / Joan Clayton --
Clearview Christmas, Clearview, Tennessee / John R. Bradley, as told by Lola Mae Bradley Empson --
Never Say No to Nina, Farmington, Illinois / Trish Ayers --
Homemade Ice Cream at Grandma's, Stillwater, Oklahoma / James E. Tate --
From Grave to Cradle, Glendora, California / Suzanne LaFetra --
Town Profile, Glendora, California --
In Search of a Christmas Tree, Newport, Oregon / Susan G. Sharp-Anderson --
The Visit, Laurel County, Kentucky / Jan Sparkman --
The Bunny of Easters Past, Providence, Utah / Jean Davidson --
Scents of Remembrance, Lockport, New York / Avis A. Townsend --
Watermelon Preserves, Purdin, Missouri / Margaret Anne Wright --
A Few Minutes Ago, Chippewa Lake, Ohio / Kristine Ziemnik --
Dixie Pool, Eros, Louisiana / Rachael Phillips --
Town Profile, Eros, Louisiana --
My Chair, Esopus, New York / Penny Porter --
Swamp Family, Fargo, Georgia / Lucile C. Cason --
Getting Up with the Sun, Protection, Kansas / Kimberly Zweygardt --
The Family Together, Chester, South Carolina / Sam E. Douglas --
The Four O'Clock Ritual, Natchez, Mississippi / Shannon Rule --
The Best Gift of All, Walhalla, North Dakota / Michael L. Harvey --
The Lamp's Still Burning, Bronson, Michigan / Charlene A. Derby, as told by Deborah Lombard.
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