Bingo

by Rita Mae Brown | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 0553282204 Global Overview for this book
Registered by loveamystery of Vancouver, British Columbia Canada on 7/10/2009
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Journal Entry 1 by loveamystery from Vancouver, British Columbia Canada on Friday, July 10, 2009
Amazon Editorial Review:
The acclaimed author of Rubyfruit Jungle and Six Of One retums to Runnymede, Maryland, for an outrageous, poignant, and surprising story of passion, rivalry, and small-town fun. Straddling the Mason-Dixon Line since before the Civil War is Runnymede. And it seems that ever since then, most people in the town have been inherently split: between good and bad, or love and sex, or male and female, or politics and sobriety. Nicole ("Nickel") Smith is in such a dilemma herself--here she is, an avowed lesbian, having an affair that would shock Runnymede as much as it shocks Nickel herself. And her work seems to be going to the dogs, too, when the beloved newspaper where she is an editor is put up for sale. Thank goodness the weekly bingo games still go on, though Nickel is a little weary of playing referee there for the flamboyant Hunsenmeir sisters, Louise and Julia. Nickel's momma, who is now pushing ninety but clawing like cats over handsome newcomer Ed Tutweiler Walters. A parade of townsfolk and kin weave their colorful way through the trials, tribulations, and ultimate triumphs of our heroines, in this spirited novel of the South that appeals as much to the funny bone as to the heart.

This was so funny, but also very heartwarming.

Released 8 yrs ago (12/29/2010 UTC) at Waves Coffee - Columbia St in New Westminster, British Columbia Canada

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Released at the bookcrossing meet-up. Enjoy!

Journal Entry 3 by Strude at New Westminster, British Columbia Canada on Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Silly me! I read this before. It's fun, though, a lot of fun.

Journal Entry 4 by Strude at Rhizome Cafe in Vancouver, British Columbia Canada on Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Released 8 yrs ago (4/13/2011 UTC) at Rhizome Cafe in Vancouver, British Columbia Canada

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This is the regular monthly meetup at Rhizome, where the food is good, the people are friendly and we have a great time. Why not join us for coffee, a snack or whatever. If no one chooses this book it will be on the pile in the front entrance way.

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