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Porch talk : stories of decency, common sense, and other endangered species

Author: Philip Gulley
Publisher: New York : HarperLuxe, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Biography : English : 1st HarperLuxe edView all editions and formats
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Beloved American storyteller Philip Gulley evokes a time when life revolved around the front porch, where friends gathered, stories were told, and small moments took on large meaning. In today's hurry-up world, Gulley's observations are frank and funny, reminding us of the world we once shared, and can again.
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Anecdotes
Named Person: Philip Gulley; Philip Gulley
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Gulley
ISBN: 9780061340239 0061340235
OCLC Number: 154219706
Description: 152 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
Contents: Porch talk --
A curious obsession --
Charley --
The jig's up --
Call me coach --
Pond life --
The slow life --
You get what you pay for --
The compact --
The tornado --
The state of housing --
Better late than never! --
Exercise and other dirty words --
My conflicted life --
Too many friends --
Professional thinkers --
Zipper --
The writing life --
My wife, the scofflaw --
The death of freedom --
Simplicity --
The natural order of things --
A growing problem --
Things I ponder when sitting in meeting --
Contentment --
Camping --
On the road again --
Spring and all it portends --
My history with Easter --
The end times.
Responsibility: by Philip Gulley.

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Beloved American storyteller Philip Gulley evokes a time when life revolved around the front porch, where friends gathered, stories were told, and small moments took on large meaning. In today's hurry-up world, Gulley's observations are frank and funny, reminding us of the world we once shared, and can again.

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