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A green journey, Jon Hassler

Label
A green journey
Title
A green journey
Statement of responsibility
Jon Hassler
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Agatha McGee, a tower of strength as Miles Pruitt's surrogate mother/landlady in Staggerford, takes the spotlight here. I like this old lady. How can anyone not like this feisty, intelligent, honorable, quick witted, reactionary-but-progressive, hot-tempered, indignant, pragmatic, nurturing old lady? This novel, like it's sequel Dear James, is very warm. There are certain writers that you can depend on to make you relax and smile. Jon Hassler, like Lee Smith, Ellen Gilchrist and Richard Russo, seems to be a writer that is completely in love with and charmed by his own characters. He's kind to them and it's a warmth that extends itself to the reader. I can't help but wish Agatha McGee had been my sixth grade teacher and taught me the Catechism. This is especially weird when you consider the fact that I'm Jewish and pretty much believe in secular education. I guess I must really like her a lot. When you feel like you hate everyone and you'd like to just grab a gun and blow people away, pick up this book instead and save yourself some prison time
Member of
Summary
Agatha McGee, a retiring Catholic school teacher, has not masked her disapproval of Bishop Dick Baker's diocesan reforms, but when she plans to visit her long-standing Irish pen pal, James O'Hannon, Bishop Baker heads her tour group
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
032908
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3558.A726
LC item number
G7 2010
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Staggerford novels
Series volume
0002
Target audience
adult
Label
A green journey, Jon Hassler
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : William Morrow, 1985
Control code
5103908
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Center Point large print ed.
Extent
381 p.
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781602856677
Isbn Type
(library binding : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009035407
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn435800770
  • (OCoLC)435800770
Label
A green journey, Jon Hassler
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : William Morrow, 1985
Control code
5103908
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Center Point large print ed.
Extent
381 p.
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781602856677
Isbn Type
(library binding : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009035407
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn435800770
  • (OCoLC)435800770

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