Tall Tales at the General Store

Tall Tales at the General Store

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Enjoy the bygone days of a time precariously nestled between the comforts of peace and the ever-present threat of impending war in 1939. Meander the dirt roads converging at the general store, where tall tales flow freely. A young parson from the Northeast arrives and receives an education from the mountaineers far beyond his qpreacher schooling.q The unsolicited courtin' assistance pushes his patience to the limits. Laugh with six brothers as they unconventionally live balancing compassion with tomfoolery; gaiety with grief; all while holding fast to a simple yet steadfast faith. A new resident arrives, not fitting the mold of a Greenbed woman; she clings to high fashion and longs for the social life she enjoyed in the big city. Her actions and attitudes alienate the residents from her husband's struggling store until she is forced to put her life into the hands of the most unlikely character in the mountain. The war touched the mountain community in a shocking manner they'd never imagined possible.Still, I suppose Ia#39;d make more money selling apples than Willie made pawnina#39; off the walkina#39; sticks. Willie, how a#39;bout yaa#39; call that city ... She made pies, dumplins, fried apples, applesauce, and baked apples every day for a month of Sundays.

Title:Tall Tales at the General Store
Author:Mary Greene Lee
Publisher:WestBow Press - 2012-09


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