Walking across Egypt: a novel
1st Ballantine Books trade pbk. ed.
"An unpretentious, finely-crafted novel that will linger with the readers like the last strains of a favorite hymn. It is more enjoyable than a pitcher full of sweet tea and one of Mattie's home-cooked dinners."-- The Atlanta Journal & Constitution She had as much business keeping a stray dog as she had walking across Egypt--which not so incidentally is the title of her favorite hymn. She's Mattie Rigsbee, an independent, strong-minded senior citizen, who at 78, might be slowing down just a bit. When young, delinquent Wesley Benfield drops in on her life, he is even less likely a companion than the stray dog. But, of course, the dog never tasted her mouth-watering pound cake....Wise witty, down-home and real, Walking Across Egypt is a book for everyone.
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|Grouping Title||walking across egypt|
|Grouping Author||edgerton clyde|
|Last Grouping Update||2019-06-08 07:29:34AM|
|Last Indexed||2019-06-14 02:09:47AM|
|author||Edgerton, Clyde, 1944-|
|available_at_norwood||Lone Cone Library|
|detailed_location_norwood||Lone Cone Library District - Fiction|
|display_description||"She has as much business keeping a stray dog as she would walking across Egyptwhich not so incidentally is the title of her favorite hymn. Shes Mattie Rigsbee, an independent, strong-minded senior citizen who, at seventy-eight, might be slowing down just a bit. When teenage delinquent Wesley Benfield drops in on her life, he is even less likely a companion than the stray dog. But, of course, the dog never tasted her mouth-watering pound cake."--Publisher.|
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|record_details||hoopla:MWT11689627|eBook|eBook||English|Algonquin Books,|1987.|1 online resource, ils:139291|Book|Books|1st Ballantine Books trade pbk. ed.|English|Ballantine Books,|[2004?]|228 p. ; 21 cm.|
|subject_facet||Domestic fiction, Electronic books, Friendship -- Fiction, Grandmothers -- Fiction, Southern States -- Fiction, Young men -- Fiction|
|title_display||Walking across Egypt : a novel|
|title_full||Walking across Egypt : a novel / Clyde Edgerton, Walking across Egypt : a novel [electronic resource] / Clyde Edgerton|
|title_short||Walking across Egypt :|
|topic_facet||Electronic books, Friendship, Grandmothers, Young men|