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Mennonite in a Little Black Dress: A Memoir of Going Home (MP3 Book) - Community Reviews back

by Rhoda Janzen, Hillary Huber
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demerson19
demerson19 rated it 10 years ago
Janzen has a book in which all the elements of woe are present for some serious whining. And she deserves to whine! She suffers and then beats cancer only to have her husband leave her for another man which is followed (by a mere few days) of being hit head on in her car by a young driver. But don't...
Clif's Book World
Clif's Book World rated it 10 years ago
This book is an example of turning lemons into lemonade as only a skilled writer can do. Have you ever noticed that some of the most interesting stories we tell others are those personal experiences where everything went wrong? Well, Rhoda Janzen has written about a time in her life when everythin...
sandin954
sandin954 rated it 11 years ago
Memoir of a college professor who after a series of bad turns in her life goes back to live with her Mennonite parents while on sabbatical. For me, too much info about her failed marriage to a bi-polar, bi-sexual (but total) jerk and not enough about the Mennonite culture. Excellent narration by H...
The Drift Of Things
The Drift Of Things rated it 11 years ago
I read the first 60 pages of this book one night when I couldn't sleep. It had me laughing hysterically many times in that 60 pages. The kind of laughter where you're glad no one else is around because you're honking and braying and sucking in air like some kind of asthmatic donkey. Sad to say, sh...
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