Dearest Dorothy, If Not Now, When? : Welcome to Partonville

  • by Charlene Baumbich
  • Narrated by Cynthia Darlow
  • Series: Welcome to Partonville
  • 8 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Award-winning journalist Charlene Ann Baumbich delights millions with her endearing Dearest Dorothy novels.In the quaint Southern Illinois town of Partonville, 88-year-old Dorothy and a colorful cast of townsfolk are all aflutter about a former resident's return, a mini-mall naming contest, and a spirited mayoral campaign.Dorothy can't believe her 58-year-old son, Jacob, has left his successful Philadelphia law firm and is replacing Partonville's recently deceased lawyer. As the new mini-mall prepares to open, most of the townspeople - spurred on by a generous $100 first prize - are busy trying to create a clever name for it. And excitement builds as incumbent mayor Gladys McKern squares off against a surprising and innovative challenger whose powerful campaign slogans trigger a flurry of emotions in a race that's too close to call.

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What the Critics Say

"The characters are quirky and charming." (Publishers Weekly)

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Customer Reviews

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loved em!

loved every one the dearest dorothy books all the way through! Wish there were more! :)
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- Brian Dirks

Dearest Dorothy is a wonderful series!

I have listened to all of the Dearest Dorothy books. The characters are so funny and I was instantly hooked on both the author and narrator (Cynthia Darlow)!
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- Sandy

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-13-2008
  • Publisher: Recorded Books