Book Reviews of Old Dogs and Children

Old Dogs and Children
Old Dogs and Children
Author: Robert Inman
ISBN-13: 9780316419147
ISBN-10: 0316419141
Publication Date: 3/21/1994
Pages: 456
Rating:
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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3.9 stars, based on 11 ratings
Publisher: Back Bay Books
Book Type: Paperback
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A charming, funny story about life in a small town in the Deep South. The character Bright Birdsong is a hoot!
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Bright Birdsong at the age of seventy years is bored. Then a tragic accident occurs that ignites racial tensions, her estranged daughter visits, then her son,the governor, is involved in a scandal involving a local cocktail waitress. Suddenly, she has a once in a lifetime opportunity to right old wrongs and to reconcile who she has become with who she wants to be.
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I realy enjoyed the book.
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Humorous story of an old woman named Bright. If you're a fan of the Miss Julia series, you'll like this one.
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Richly textured story of a woman growing up in a small southern town, with a charismatic but controlling father. Told mostly in flashbacks, the tale also follows the now-elderly Bright Birdsong through a series of events that make her re-evaluate what it means to be part of a community.
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Storytelling at it's best .. a vivid portrait of growing up southern ....
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The place: a small Southern town. The time: not long ago. Just as the quiet life of Bright Birdsong, the 68 year old matriarch of a promient clan, is threatening to become boring, winds of change begin to blow From back of book
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Souther widow tells her story