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Skipping Christmas
Skipping Christmas
Author: John Grisham
Imagine a year without Christmas. No crowded malls, no corny office parties, no fruitcakes, no unwanted presents. That’s just what Luther and Nora Krank have in mind when they decide that, just this once, they’ll skip the holiday altogether. Theirs will be the only house on Hemlock Street without a rooftop Frosty; they won’t ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780385505833
ISBN-10: 0385505833
Publication Date: 11/6/2001
Pages: 176
Rating:
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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3.7 stars, based on 501 ratings
Publisher: Doubleday
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 6
A quick, very funny read. Worth a place on your shelf for reading every season. This is NOT a tear-jerking tale that will warm your heart and make you weep, and it is not meant to be. I recommend it.
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Helpful Score: 3
How a couple in small town America deals with their daughter not being home for Christmas. This unexpectedly affects their friends and neighbors as well. Very similar to the movie but there are some significant differences.
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Helpful Score: 3
This was an excellent story and several times I found myself laughing outloud as I drove to work.
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Helpful Score: 3
not a mystery but cute story. light reading.
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Helpful Score: 2
Very funny audio book. The movie Christmas with the Kranks is based upon this book... However, the audio is much better than the movie!!!
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Cute & fast read, but overall negative tone. Luther is a miserable husband & father, but perfect grinch. Christmas with the Kranks.
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First one of Grisham's books I didn't really care for. Didn't find his characters likeable as I usually do. Thus, I didn't really care how it turned out.
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This was one of his best. Loved it...

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Luther Krank (Primary Character)
Nora Krank (Primary Character)

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