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Skipping Christmas - John Grisham
Skipping Christmas
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERImagine a year without Christmas. No crowded malls, no corny office parties, no fruitcakes, no unwanted presents. That’s just what Luther and Nora Krank have in mind when they decide that, just this once, they’ll skip the holiday altogether. Theirs will be the only... show more
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERImagine a year without Christmas. No crowded malls, no corny office parties, no fruitcakes, no unwanted presents. That’s just what Luther and Nora Krank have in mind when they decide that, just this once, they’ll skip the holiday altogether. Theirs will be the only house on Hemlock Street without a rooftop Frosty, they won’t be hosting their annual Christmas Eve bash, they aren’t even going to have a tree. They won’t need one, because come December 25 they’re setting sail on a Caribbean cruise. But as this weary couple is about to discover, skipping Christmas brings enormous consequences—and isn’t half as easy as they’d imagined. A classic tale for modern times from a beloved storyteller, John Grisham’s Skipping Christmas offers a hilarious look at the chaos and frenzy that have become part of our holiday tradition.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780440422976 (0440422973)
Publisher: Bantam
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
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Mary's Books
Mary's Books rated it
5.0 Funny Fast Read
Fast read and funny. All the plans of mice and men....I read this once before, but as I reread it I remembered the story. The Kranks only child has left for Peru for a year and they decide to not celebrate Christmas, but go on a cruise and have a good time. As they share their plans there are met wi...
Audio Book Junkie
Audio Book Junkie rated it
2.0 “Skipping Christmas” by John Grisham redeemed itself at the end, but only just
“Skipping Christmas” is a short novel ( 3hours 42 minutes / 256 pages ) yet, by the time I was halfway through, I was tempted to skip the whole thing. The book is about the tribulations of the Kranks, a middle-class American couple in their fifties, who decide that, as their daughter is away from ...
JDCMustReadBooks
JDCMustReadBooks rated it
3.0 Skipping Christmas
By: John Grisham Narrator: Dennis Boutsikaris ASIN: B00005TQ1C Publisher: Random House Publication Date: 11/6/2001 Format: Audio My Rating: 3 Stars If you have seen Christmas with the Kranks (2004) starring Tim Allen, Jamie Lee Curtis, Julie Gonzalo, René Lavan, and Dan Aykroyd, you almost forge...
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3.5 Review | Skipping Christmas by John Grisham
Imagine a year without Christmas. No crowded malls, no corny office parties, no fruitcakes, no unwanted presents. That’s just what Luther and Nora Krank have in mind when they decide that, just this once, they’ll skip the holiday altogether. Theirs will be the only house on Hemlock Street without a ...
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents rated it
4.0 Skipping Christmas
This was a very fun read. It's a Christmas read where everything goes wrong in a comedic way and then everyone pulls together to save the day. It made me smile.
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