Dimestore

ÒA memoir that shines with a bright spirit, a generousÊheart and an entertaining knack for celebrating absurdity.ÓÑThe New York Times Book Review ÒThis is Smith at her finest.ÓÑLibrary Journal, starred review Set deep in the mountains of Virginia, the Grundy of Lee SmithÕs youth was a place of coal miners, tent revivals, mountain music, drive-in theaters, and her daddyÕs dimestore. When she was sent off to college to gain some Òculture,Ó she understood that perhaps the richest culture she would ever know was the one she was leaving. Lee SmithÕs fiction has always lived and breathed with the rhythms and people of the Appalachian South. But never before has she written her own story.Ê DimestoreÕs fifteen essays are crushingly honest, wise and perceptive, and superbly entertaining. Together, they create an inspiring story of the birth of a writer and a poignant look at a way of life that has all but vanished.

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  • Author : Lee Smith
  • Publisher : Algonquin Books
  • Pages : 224 pages
  • ISBN : 1616206462
  • Rating : 4/5 from 39 reviews
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Dimestore

Dimestore
  • Author : Lee Smith
  • Publisher : Algonquin Books
  • Release : 04 April 2017
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ÒA memoir that shines with a bright spirit, a generousÊheart and an entertaining knack for celebrating absurdity.ÓÑThe New York Times Book Review ÒThis is Smith at her finest.ÓÑLibrary Journal, starred review Set deep in the mountains of Virginia, the Grundy of Lee SmithÕs youth was a place of coal miners, tent revivals, mountain music, drive-in theaters, and her daddyÕs dimestore. When she was sent off to college to gain some Òculture,Ó she understood that perhaps

Dime Store Magic

Dime Store Magic
  • Author : Kelley Armstrong
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Release : 23 September 2021
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After the death of her mother, Paige Winterbourne inherits the role of leader of the American Coven of Witches and is put in charge of an orphan girl who is all too willing to use her powers for evil and must be shown the proper way to use her magic.

American Dimestore Toy Soldiers and Figures

American Dimestore Toy Soldiers and Figures
  • Author : Don Pielin,Norman Joplin,Verne Johnson
  • Publisher : Schiffer Pub Limited
  • Release : 23 September 2021
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This is the first all-color book devoted to collecting the toy soldiers and figures that were sold in the Five-and-Dime stores. Over 650 photographs, showing in excess of three thousand toy figures, are arranged in thematic style and cover military and non-military toys. Complete with price guide, terminology, index, and over 60 manufacturers products. Thematic/category chapters make it easy for experienced and new collectors to easily locate figures.

Nickeled-and-Dimed to Death

Nickeled-and-Dimed to Death
  • Author : Denise Swanson
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 05 March 2013
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In New York Times bestselling author Denise Swanson’s “slightly zany”* new mystery series, Devereaux Sinclair loves running her old-fashioned store in her small Missouri hometown. If only murder didn’t keep landing on her doorstep… Dev’s five-and-dime may be doing well, but her love life is in turmoil. She’s torn between Deputy U.S. Marshal Jake Del Vecchio, who is on an undercover assignment, and her ex-beau Noah Underwood, the local doctor from a high-society family. So

Dime-store Alchemy

Dime-store Alchemy
  • Author : Charles Simic
  • Publisher : NYRB Classics
  • Release : 23 September 2021
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In Dime-Store Alchemy, Charles Simic, one of contemporary America's most idiosyncratic, engaging, and skillfull poets, reflects on the art of the homegrown American surrealist Joseph Cornell.

Dime Store Magic

Dime Store Magic
  • Author : Kelley Armstrong
  • Publisher : Vintage Canada
  • Release : 25 August 2009
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From Canada’s new queen of suspense, another hugely entertaining supernatural thriller that will have you on the edge of your seat. Prepare to be enchanted . . . Forget the cackling green hag in The Wizard of Oz, forget Samantha from Bewitched. Real witches are nothing, NOTHING like this. For years real witches have hidden their powers, afraid of being persecuted. They have integrated so well into the community, you could have a witch living right next door and never know about

Little Shop of Homicide

Little Shop of Homicide
  • Author : Denise Swanson
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 06 March 2012
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Dev Sinclair is the happy new owner of the old-fashioned shop in her small Missouri town. But if she doesn't focus on finding the killer of her ex's fiancée, this five-and-dime owner may find herself serving twenty-five to life...

Guests on Earth

Guests on Earth
  • Author : Lee Smith
  • Publisher : Algonquin Books
  • Release : 15 October 2013
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“Reading Lee Smith ranks among the great pleasures of American fiction . . . Gives evidence again of the grace and insight that distinguish her work.” —Robert Stone, author of Death of the Black-Haired Girl It’s 1936 when orphaned thirteen-year-old Evalina Toussaint is admitted to Highland Hospital, a mental institution in Asheville, North Carolina, known for its innovative treatments for nervous disorders and addictions. Taken under the wing of the hospital’s most notable patient, Zelda Fitzgerald, Evalina witnesses cascading events that lead

The Collected Works of Billy the Kid

The Collected Works of Billy the Kid
  • Author : Michael Ondaatje
  • Publisher : Vintage Canada
  • Release : 28 May 2010
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Not a story about me through their eyes then. Find the beginning, the slight silver key to unlock it, to dig it out. Here then is a maze to begin, be in. (p. 20) Funny yet horrifying, improvisational yet highly distilled, unflinchingly violent yet tender and elegiac, Michael Ondaatje’s ground-breaking book The Collected Works of Billy the Kid is a highly polished and self-aware lens focused on the era of one of the most mythologized anti-heroes of the American West.

The World Through the Dime Store Door

The World Through the Dime Store Door
  • Author : Aileen Kilgore Henderson
  • Publisher : University Alabama Press
  • Release : 23 September 2021
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A coming-of-age memoir evoking farm, mining, and small-town life in Alabama's Tuscaloosa County as the world transitions from the Great Depression to World War II In the 1930s, the rural South was in the throes of the Great Depression. Farm life was monotonous and hard, but a timid yet curious teenager thought it worth recording. Aileen Kilgore Henderson kept a chronicle of her family's daily struggles in Tuscaloosa County alongside events in the wider world she gleaned from shortwave radio

Plastic Toys

Plastic Toys
  • Author : Bill Hanlon,David Belda
  • Publisher : Schiffer Pub Limited
  • Release : 23 September 1993
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Colorful plastic toys from the 1940s and '50s including cars, trucks, airplanes, dolls and dollhouse furniture are displayed and identified in detail here. Useful information on how to evaluate, repair, and care for your collection and identify toys whose origins until now were a complete mystery. The plastic toy manufacturers are thoroughly discussed.