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Publication Date: 2012
Series: Harriet Beamer
Harriet Beamer Takes the Bus, Harriet Beamer Series #1Joyce MagninZondervan / 2012 / Trade Paperback$13.49 Retail:4.5 Stars Out Of 5 17 Reviews
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Aging and recent widow Harriet Beamer insists shes getting along fine with her dog Humphrey in Philadelphia … until she falls for the fourth time, injuring her ankle, and causing her son and daughter-in-law to cry foul. Insisting Harriet move in with them in California, they make a bet that her ankle is broken, and she foolishly promises to move if theyre right. Four x-rays later, Harriets ankleand her heartare broken. She packs up, ships her huge salt and pepper collection to California, and prepares to move away from the only life she knows. The only catch? Shes doing it her way. Just wait till her daughter-in-law hears Harriet will travel cross country only by public transportation and alternate means. What follows is a hilarious, heartwarming journey by train, metro bus, ferry, and motorcycle. Along the way, Harriet discovers that although her family thinks its time for her to be put out to pastureGod has a different plan.
Joyce Magnin is the author of five novels, including the popular and quirky Brights Pond Series, and the middle grade novel, Carrying Mason. She is a frequent conference speaker and writing instructor. Joyce lives in Pennsylvania with her son, Adam, and their crazy cat, Mango, who likes to eat nachos.