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The Resource Chinqua where? : the spirit of rural America, 1947-1955, Fred B. McKinley

Chinqua where? : the spirit of rural America, 1947-1955, Fred B. McKinley

Label
Chinqua where? : the spirit of rural America, 1947-1955
Title
Chinqua where?
Title remainder
the spirit of rural America, 1947-1955
Statement of responsibility
Fred B. McKinley
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
McKinley's book, with its candid "down home" flavor provides a refreshing look back at a simpler time in American life. The author's narrative voice--that of the mischievous, carefree boy he was in those "good old days"--Relates with warmth and humor his recollections of "the way things were" during his happy boyhood in rural Chinqua. A charming collection of anecdotes that celebrates the fundamental customs and values of rural America
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
WIH
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Chinqua where? : the spirit of rural America, 1947-1955, Fred B. McKinley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 311-313) and index
Contents
Chinqua where? -- Armadillos and tobacco don't mix -- Schoolhouse blues -- Ahead of my time -- First day of school -- Cold biscuits and terror -- A budding salesman -- The great cat mystery -- Lesson in honesty -- More trials and tribulations -- Rodeo bound -- First loves and the credit game -- Hub Christie, puppies, the law and fried rabbit -- The horse gun -- Nick and junkyard Ford -- The young rocky -- A lot of bull -- Narrow escapes and the great snake caper -- New vocabulary -- What's mine is mine -- Daddy Wright and the cricket -- The fish analogy -- The smokehouse episode
Control code
53352719
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxii, 319 p.
Isbn
9780972965507
Lccn
2003103594
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2005. With dust jacket.
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Chinqua where? : the spirit of rural America, 1947-1955, Fred B. McKinley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 311-313) and index
Contents
Chinqua where? -- Armadillos and tobacco don't mix -- Schoolhouse blues -- Ahead of my time -- First day of school -- Cold biscuits and terror -- A budding salesman -- The great cat mystery -- Lesson in honesty -- More trials and tribulations -- Rodeo bound -- First loves and the credit game -- Hub Christie, puppies, the law and fried rabbit -- The horse gun -- Nick and junkyard Ford -- The young rocky -- A lot of bull -- Narrow escapes and the great snake caper -- New vocabulary -- What's mine is mine -- Daddy Wright and the cricket -- The fish analogy -- The smokehouse episode
Control code
53352719
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxii, 319 p.
Isbn
9780972965507
Lccn
2003103594
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2005. With dust jacket.
Other physical details
ill.

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