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Girl Named Zippy : Growing Up Small in Mooreland, Indiana (Paperback) (Haven Kimmel)

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When Haven Kimmel was born in 1965, Mooreland, Indiana, was a sleepy little hamlet of three hundred people. Nicknamed "Zippy" for the way she would bolt around the house, this small girl was possessed of big eyes and even bigger ears. In this witty and lovingly told memoir, Kimmel takes readers back to a time when small-town America was caught in the amber of the innocent postwar period–people helped their neighbors, went to church on Sunday, and kept barnyard animals in their backyards.Laced with fine storytelling, sharp wit, dead-on observations, and moments of sheer joy, Haven Kimmel's straight-shooting portrait of her childhood gives us a heroine who is wonderfully sweet and sly as she navigates the quirky adult world that surrounds Zippy.
The author offers a chronicle of growing up in a small town in America's heartland, offering portraits of her family and her encounters with the complexities of the adult world, romance, and small-town life during the 1960s and 1970s.
Number of Pages: 282
Genre: Biography + Autobiography
Sub-Genre: Personal Memoirs, General
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Haven Kimmel
Language: English
Street Date: September 1, 2002
TCIN: 11815061
UPC: 9780767915052
Item Number (DPCI): 248-24-7055
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