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Title:A Girl Named Zippy
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ISBN:0965030067
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Number of Pages:275
Category:Memoir, Non fiction, Humor, Biography

A Girl Named Zippy by Haven Kimmel

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC A Girl Named Zippy This witty and lovingly told memoir takes readers back to a time when small town America was caught in the amber of the innocent postwar period people helped their neighbors went to church on Sunday and kept barnyard animals in their backyards .

When Haven Kimmel was born in in Mooreland Indiana it was a sleepy little hamlet of three hundred people Nicknamed Zippy for the way she would bolt around the house this small girl was possessed of big eyes and even bigger ears In this witty and lovingly told memoir Kimmel takes readers back to a time when small town America was caught in the amber of the innocent postwar period people helped their neighbors went to church on Sunday and kept barnyard animals in their backyards .

To three year old Zippy it made perfect sense to strike a bargain with her father to keep her baby bottle never mind that when she did it was the first time she d ever spoken In her nonplussed family Zippy has the perfect supporting cast her beautiful yet dour brother Danny a seeker of the true faith her sweetly sensible sister Lindy who wins the local beauty pageant her mother Delonda who dispenses wisdom from the corner of the couch and her father Bob Jarvis who never met a bet he didn t like .

Whether describing a serious case of chicken love another episode with the evil Edythe across the street or the night Zippy s dad borrowed thirty six coon dogs and a raccoon to prove to the complaining neighbors just how quiet his two dogs were Kimmel treats readers to a heroine who is wonderfully sweet and shy as she navigates the quirky adult world surrounding Zippy

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This witty and lovingly told memoir takes readers back to a time when small town America was caught in the amber of the innocent postwar period people helped their neighbors went to church on Sunday and kept barnyard animals in their backyards br br When Haven Kimmel was born in in Mooreland Indiana it was a sleepy little hamlet of three hundred people Nicknamed Zippy for the way she would bolt around the house this small girl was possessed of big eyes and even bigger ears In this witty and lovingly told memoir Kimmel takes readers back to a time when small town America was caught in the amber of the innocent postwar period people helped their neighbors went to church on Sunday and kept barnyard animals in their backyards br br To three year old Zippy it made perfect sense to strike a bargain with her father to keep her baby bottle never mind that when she did it was the first time she d ever spoken In her nonplussed family Zippy has the perfect supporting cast her beautiful yet dour brother Danny a seeker of the true faith her sweetly sensible sister Lindy who wins the local beauty pageant her mother Delonda who dispenses wisdom from the corner of the couch and her father Bob Jarvis who never met a bet he didn t like br br Whether describing a serious case of chicken love another episode with the evil Edythe across the street or the night Zippy s dad borrowed thirty six coon dogs and a raccoon to prove to the complaining neighbors just how quiet his two dogs were Kimmel treats readers to a heroine who is wonderfully sweet and shy as she navigates the quirky adult world surrounding Zippy, No description available, A big ugly dog is happy to meet a farmer and his wife who decide to give him a name and a home but not so happy when they chain him to the barn All Orville can do is bark to tell the world how unhappy he is and the more he barks the more he is left alone But everything changes when Sally MacIntosh moves into the little house across the road and Orville falls in love br A beautifully crafted text that blends wry humor with the poignant twang of a country and western song is accompanied by dreamy spare watercolor and ink illustrations for a fresh original picture book that will resonate with anyone who has ever felt lonely or misunderstood br, In this sequel to the top selling i A Girl Named Zippy i the woman rising heroically from the couch is Zippy s mother Delonda After years of languorous existence this oversized couch potato emerged from the den to pursue a higher education Delonda was well read but in other ways seemed ill suited for college This middle aged pound coed had a husband who disapproved of the entire venture no driver s license and almost no money Like its predecessor i She Got Up Off the Couch i holds our attention with its sympathetic rendering of idiosyncratic family characters Hilarious heartbreaking ultimately empowering