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Fibber McGee's Closet and other Essays toward a Life

eBook (PDF), 153 Pages
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Price: $6.44
This fictionalized memoir of growing up in Harrisburg from the late 1930's to the late 1950's celebrates the love of language as it develops in attics and closets and in regard to the games kids used to play in the alleys.
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  • By flinch
    Oct 15, 2009
    "Fibber McGee's Closet and other Essays toward a Life" If you grew up in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania you’ll love this book. If you grew up in the 40’s and 50’s you’ll love this book. If you grew up you’ll love this book. Bill Keen’s very personal memoir of the people, places and events that planted the seeds of a very fruitful life as a college English teacher, father of three happily successful daughters, and now retired world traveler is probably intended for friends and family as an entertainment and remembrance of the man they know. But a skill with language perfected in decades of teaching, a warm sense of humor that keeps the pages turning, and a candor that invites the reader to be a friend will entertain anyone willing to invest a few hours to travel back to a place and time filled with charming people and a world he will be sorry to leave when, before he knows it, he has finished the book. Because it is written mostly for an audience that knows him, other readers... More > might wish for some more detail about the people and places in the book, but the missing details detract little from the story, even as they may set you to wondering about them. For whatever reason you are perusing Lulu, stop here for a few hours, get comfortable in your Browning Chair, and lose yourself in a story that will amuse and entertain, may inspire, and will certainly leave you glad you stopped.< Less
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Product Details

Publisher
Lulu
Published
September 29, 2011
Language
English
Pages
153
File Format
PDF
File Size
3.85 MB

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# of Devices Unlimited
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Printable? Yes
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