• The Farm on Nippersink Creek

  • By: Jim May
  • Narrated by: Jim May
  • Length: 2 hrs and 21 mins
  • Abridged
  • Release date: 10-20-00
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: August House
  • 2.0 (3 ratings)

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Editorial Reviews

Adults will be most appreciative of Jim May's stories of his growing up in the rural Midwest. The stories are a little low-key, and May's telling lacks some of the vivacity that holds listeners of all ages. These aren't knee-slapping whoppers but mostly wry stories of friends and family. May speaks clearly and tells the stories at a lazy afternoon pace. Some listeners will delight in both the restrained style and homespun content.
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Publisher's Summary

Jim May grew up in the 1950's, among farm people who had lived along Illinois's Nippersink Creek for generations. Stories told around the kitchen tables, front porches, and horse-trading barns brought laughs, inspired love, and helped ease the sometimes tragic turn of life's events. Speaking in the familiar voice of a longtime neighbor, May shares humorous and affecting events, as well as his Chicago Emmy Award winning tribute to his father, "A Bell for Shorty".
©1994 Jim May; (P)1995 August House Publishers, Inc.
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