If you have New England in your blood, you will enjoy these vignettes about hurricanes, clambakes at the farm, walks by the sea and reminiscences about the Fourth of July and Christmas past. Virginia Leaper's work is not all about bygone days, however. Included are her pithy, thoughtful and often controversial pieces on current events and world ...
If you have New England in your blood, you will enjoy these vignettes about hurricanes, clambakes at the farm, walks by the sea and reminiscences about the Fourth of July and Christmas past. Virginia Leaper's work is not all about bygone days, however. Included are her pithy, thoughtful and often controversial pieces on current events and world affairs. These pieces have often evoked both pro and con response from readers.
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Fine. Trade Paperback. Author's signed inscription on front flyleaf. Binding and contents are almost like new.; 9" Tall, x + 309pp. PAPER COVERS. Colorful Cover is a little lighter than posterboard. INSCRIBED & SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front flyleaf (Thanks to Dorothy for her help. Virginia Leaper). BELLES LETTRES. "From her popular column 'Rhyme and Reason, ' appearing in The South County Independent (Rhode Island), Virginia Leaper serves up a smorgasbord of essays, humor, opinions and personal stories from New England to California and back. Stories range from the days of running boards and rumble seats, to living through the Hurricane of '38. From the family move in 1951 to California over the old Route 66, to being a census taker at the Manson Family stronghold in 1970. Having childhood memories of family clambakes on an old Rhode Island farm at Nooseneck Hill, to fleeing deadly fires surrounding the family home on a California hillside. More than a memoir, the book delves into such subjects as gay marriage, gun control, physician-assisted suicide, road rage, environmental policies, medical marijuana, raising children, the war in Iraq, and Presidents Kennedy, Clinton and Bush. " Occasional b/w photos.
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