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She Ate the Neck of the Chicken (and Said She Preferred It) (Paperback) Loot Price: R344
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She Ate the Neck of the Chicken (and Said She Preferred It) (Paperback): Betty Jo Goddard

She Ate the Neck of the Chicken (and Said She Preferred It) (Paperback)

Betty Jo Goddard

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When Jim and I saw the round red target staring up through its cellophane wrapper, we snatched the package and scampered up the attic stairs. I never imagined the cigarettes belonged to anyone. I thought they were left behind and long since forgotten . . . Before World War II, at big family gatherings in the country, I found glory in acting big, romping with my brother and cousin, challenging a banty rooster, braving a treacherous bridge, taming a wild kitten, jumping from a haymow, and other country adventures. Compared to those Sunday highlights, life in our cramped three room house in Windsor paled. Mom tried to make a nice home and spice up her kids lives, but as often as we could, my brother and I burst from that house to make our own fun slaying enemies, building architectural marvels, and eluding the Rivvel Woman. In this book, I muse about my grandmothers late nineteenth century life, travel through my 1930s and 1940s childhood, face childhoods end, then step into the twenty-first century and peek at the last days of the few aunts and uncles left from those big family gatherings.

General

Imprint: Virtualbookworm.Com Publishing
Country of origin: United States
Release date: November 2008
First published: November 2008
Authors: Betty Jo Goddard
Dimensions: 215 x 142 x 18mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 336
ISBN-13: 978-1-60264-262-1
Categories: Books > Language & Literature > Biography & autobiography
Books > Language & Literature > Biography & autobiography > General
Books > Biography > General
LSN: 1-60264-262-1
Barcode: 9781602642621

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