Carolyn Jourdan spent many years as a congressional lawyer in Washington, D.C. Then she was called home to fill in for her mother as receptionist at her father's rural Tennessee doctor's office - assured it would only be for a few days.More
"Jourdan's dispatches from the reception desk make for a stirring, beautiful memoir that is alternately hilarious and heartbreaking, and ultimately a triumph." (Publishers Weekly)
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Meet backwoods folks and enjoy their world
yes, great story, characters, and message.
The hilarity of the stranger than fiction characters.
Born here, this could be your world.
One of the lessons learned was profound: Isn't that what love is; paying selfless attention?
The best thing we can do for another person is to pay attention to them. All we really have to give each other is our attention.
- Tani Rae Standridge