Retail pak August House 2001
CS ISBN 0874836611 $12.00 One cassettes
CD ISBN 087483662X $16.95 One CDs
Volume 5 in the series What Makes Us Southerners contains the kind of homespun stories you'd expect to hear sitting on the front porch sipping lemonade. The quietly amusing pieces are filled with details of a unique time and place: homemade peppermint ice cream, a telephone operator who knows the numbers of everyone in town, the story of how an upset stomach came to be called the "BDT's," a girl who tries to kiss her own elbow in order to become a boy. Kathryn Tucker Windham is a natural storyteller with a twinkle in her well-modulated voice. Friendly and inviting, this tape is likely to rouse the curiosity of listeners of all ages about their own family tales. E.S. (c) AudioFile 2002, Portland, Maine [Published: DEC 02/ JAN 03]
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