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Number of Pages: 333
Vendor: Penguin Books
Publication Date: 1997
Dimensions: 7.70 X 5.04 X 0.66 (inches)
A Common Life: The Wedding Story, Mitford Series #6Jan KaronPenguin Random House / 2002 / Trade Paperback$9.49 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
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Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good, Mitford Series #10Jan KaronG.P. Putnam's Sons / 2014 / Hardcover$13.49 Retail:4.5 Stars Out Of 5 25 Reviews Video
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Jan wrote her first novel at the age of ten. "The manuscript was written on Blue Horse notebook paper, and was, for good reason, kept hidden from my sister. When she found it, she discovered the one curse word I had, with pounding heart, included in someone's speech. For Pete's sake, hadn't Rhett Butler used that very same word and gotten away with it? After my grandmother's exceedingly focused reproof, I've written books without cussin' ever since."
Several years ago, Karon left a successful career in advertising to move to the mountain village of Blowing Rock, North Carolina, and write books. "I stepped out on faith to follow my lifelong dream of being an author," she says. "I made real sacrifices and took big risks. But living, it seems to me, is largely about risk."
Enthusiastic booksellers across the country have introduced readers of all ages to Karon's heartwarming books. At Home in Mitford, Karon's first book in the Mitford series, was nominated for an ABBY by the American Booksellers Association in 1996 and again in 1997. Bookstore owner, Shirley Sprinkle, says, "The Mitford Books have been our all-time fiction bestsellers since we went in business twenty-five years ago. We've sold 10,000 of Jan's books and don't see any end to the Mitford phenomenon."
omma2x5dwight ilAge: 55-65Gender: female4 Stars Out Of 5wonderful readMay 4, 2011omma2x5dwight ilAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 4Meets Expectations: 4wholesome book that really kept my attention lucky to have found the whole serirs