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Number of Pages: 224
Vendor: Penguin Putnam Inc.
Publication Date: 2004
Dimensions: 7.75 X 5.31 (inches)
Availability: In Stock
Series: Dearest Dorothy
For the legions of readers who enjoy books that celebrate lifes simple pleasures, eighty-seven-year-old Dorothy Jean Wetstra and her beloved farming town of Partonville, Illinois, will become instant favorites. In this hilarious, touching series, Charlene Ann Baumbich introduces readers to Dearest Dorothy, who tools around town in a 1976 Lincoln Continental nicknamed "The Tank," plays bunco regularly with her pals, and grabs a stool at Harrys counter often enough to stay on top of the latest-breaking newswhich she is often creating. In the series debut, Dearest Dorothy, Are We There Yet?, Dorothy faces a decision that may change her town forever, and her gift for shaking things up comes in handy. In the second book, Dearest Dorothy, Slow Down, You're Wearing Us Out!, the towns irresistible cast of characters is back in full swing as they confront some of the many surprises life sends their way. So pull up a chair and get ready for fireworks, laughter, and well-get-through-it-all-with-faith friendships.
Charlene Ann Baumbich is the author of the previous three books in the Partonville series. A popular speaker, journalist, and author, for several years she has lectured to womens groups and retreats. Baumbich is also an award-winning journalist whose work has appeared in the Chicago Tribune, Todays Christian Woman, and numerous other publications. She is the author of six nonfiction books of humor and inspiration.
JimmyAge: 45-54Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5Very Funny, Excellent WritingJanuary 3, 2011JimmyAge: 45-54Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I know these books would normally appeal to women, but Baumbich's characters are so funny and likable that evryone will enjoy them. I've read all of these books and long for more.
KW :o)5 Stars Out Of 5May 25, 2004KW :o)Every once in awhile you come across a book that deserves 10 Stars. This is definitely one of them. This is a book that will make you laugh and make you cry while teaching you lessons on life. I want to keep visiting Partonville and Dearest Dorothy.Way to go CHARLENE BAUMBICH!!!!!