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Paperback Some Days There's Pie Book

ISBN: 0312309295

ISBN13: 9780312309299

Some Days There's Pie

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Ruth thinks she has found her ticket out of Tennessee by eloping with a stereo salesman, but soon he "gets religion," and Ruth leaves. When she faints in a North Carolina five-and-dime, Rose, a fiesty elderly reporter, rescues her, beginning a friendship stronger than family ties. With spirited humor and empathy, Landis intertwines the stories of Rose, who is in denial of her terminal illness, and Ruth, who posesses the energy of Rose in her younger...

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worth 4.5 stars ~ a work of literature

Ruth married young and finds out that her beloved is more attached to God and his "out there" church than her so she leaves him and hits the road. Not before he gives her $300 and buys her a car. She leaves her pathetic family too and heads on her way for a new life, not sure where she'll end up. In another small, Southern town she meets Rose, an older woman dying of lung cancer and through her, does Ruth blossom.This is a work of literature at its best. Thoroughly entertaining. Very funny in parts and sad mostly but you will find it a true craft of storytelling at its best.
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