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This is a fictional memoir of a boy growing up in rural Ohio between 1930 and 1940, a time of social and historic importance that still resonates in American political life today.
Paperback, 152 pages
Published April 1st 2009 by Schiel & Denver Publishing Limited
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Aug 08, 2015 rated it really liked it

Nostalgia at its best.

Ms. Miller pulls you in with wonderful characters and the life folks lead in a cozy, Ohio pre-war town. From the depression and pre-World War II eras, the characters are true to life and have antics that you can just see happening in a used-to-be safe environment.

Folks didn't lock their doors, folks helped each other when times were tough, and children were still mischievous but innocent.

The characters were all loveable. You would want to be in the kitchens of the character
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Jessica
Aug 06, 2009 rated it it was amazing
I am loving this book so far...
Christine Webb
Nov 10, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I enjoyed this beautifully written, lovely story very much. Ms. Miller has shown her versatility as a writer and author with this most fascinating collection of stories recounting the lives of two little boys living in Ohio during the late 30's. Ms. Miller took the event of a mother's passing to weave together a fictional memoir based on childhood experiences and memories of her now adult sons. However, the added surprise to these often humorous and sometimes poignant stories was the addition of ...more
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Miller served a term as an original councilor with METRO, Portland's regional government. She later served two consecutive four-year terms (the maximum permitted) as a member of the Multnomah County Commission, leaving office in 1988. During her political tenure in public life, Miller was a strong advocate of the need for government and individuals to cooperate in providing educational and communi ...more

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