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Geese to a Poor Market is a literary fiction set in the Ozarks in 1955. Rita Sanders leaves her cheating husband and returns to her childhood home. She lands a job at a honky-tonk on the outskirts of a dry bible-belt village owned by a retired navy petty officer. Rita's religious mother disapproves and accuses her of driving her geese to a poor market. With the reappearanc ...more
Paperback, First, 292 pages
Published September 15th 2010 by High Hill Press
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Pat Wahler
Nov 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing
It's 1955, and Rita Sanders is leaving her cheating husband. She and her son, Wesley, are on their way to her parents in the Ozarks. It's time to start a new life. But will she find happiness or heartbreak?

From this springboard, readers are introduced to a wide variety of unique characters that range from the uptight upright to the downright dastardly. I very much enjoyed this trip back in time to a place where I could smell the wood fires and hear voices with the slightest southern drawl. High
nancy bryan-slocum
It's gotta be HOwell county

Loved this quick read. Funny sad heartwrenching. This was thinly disguised... my home town. I saw all of this mentally... I miss home. Where I was raised ...just about a decade after this book.
Oct 03, 2012 rated it liked it
Life in the Ozarks in the 1950s
A sweet little book that left me wanting more.
Claudia Mundell
Jan 10, 2016 rated it liked it
Entertaining...full of good 1950's imagery like the Chesterfields my Grandpa used to smoke...also turns of phrases I have not heard in a long while. ...more
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