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Driving Backwards

really liked it 4.0  ·  Rating Details ·  11 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Gilmanton was briefly the most famous town in America. Today the town, nestled amongst the hills of Central New Hampshire and along the curve of the Suncook River, is a microcosm of the changing ways and enduring values of rural life in the twenty-first century.
Driving Backwards is a poignant exploration of the vividness of the everyday. Across twenty years of summers, Jes
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Hardcover, 208 pages
Published May 1st 2014 by TidePool Press
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Jimmy
Jan 12, 2015 Jimmy rated it really liked it
Shelves: non-fiction
This is a book about small town life in Gilmanton, New Hampshire. For example, one of the best chapters is about the author learning about milking cows. Two famous people were born there: Herman Webster Mudgett and Grace Metalious.

HERMAN WEBSTER MUDGETT:

Herman Webster Mudgett adopted the alias H. H. Holmes and moved to Chicago where he became a well-to-do doctor. During the course of the 1893 Chicago World's Fair, he became America's first serial killer. He never returned to Gilmanton and was
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Donna
Nov 06, 2015 Donna rated it it was ok
It was an ok book...probably would have liked it more if I was from that area and could relate to places mentioned.
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A fun visit to a New England town
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