The Little Way of Ruthie Leming

The Little Way of Ruthie Leming

A Southern Girl, A Small Town, and the Secret of A Good Life

eBook - 2013 | 1st ed
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After witnessing the way in which his hometown of St. Francisville, La. rallied around his ill sister, journalist Rod Dreher and his wife decided to leave Philadelphia and move back to St. Francisville, thereby accepting the limitations of small-town life for the privilege of being part of a community.
Publisher: New York : Grand Central Pub., ©2013
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781455521906
Characteristics: 1 online resource : col. ill


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Oct 08, 2014

I didn't realize this was a biography. I thought it was a novel, so be forewarned.

gracindaisy Jun 26, 2013

The author is drawn back to his Louisiana hometown when his 40-year-old sister battles cancer and eventually dies. Seeing the outpouring of community support for her, he decides that small-town life has big family benefits and moves back home. A little too religious, in my opinion, but a great story nonetheless.

Jun 14, 2013

Makes you cherish the simple things in life much more!

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