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In the Thrill of the Night: and Other Tales from a 50s Childhood
Opening this collection of vignettes about growing up in the 1950s is like unfastening the latch of a jewel box. Each essay is an exquisite gem, its facets reflecting the reader’s own childhood experiences and casting light on an earlier time. If you remember going out to play without parental supervision, this book is for you. If you don’t remember that time and wonder ab ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published 2013 by Lost Balloon Press
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Jan 10, 2014 Marlene rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Anyone, especially baby boomers
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I enjoyed her series of vignettes about growing up in the 1950s in a small town and her adventures with her three siblings and parents. They are both funny and poignant in describing the experiences and explorations of a young girl with much imagination and curiosity and evoked memories of my own childhood during the same period but a very different setting.