Last Bus to Wisdom

Last Bus to Wisdom

Audiobook CD - 2015
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Donal Cameron is being raised by his grandmother, the cook at the legendary Double W ranch in Doig's beloved Two Medicine Country of the Montana Rockies, a landscape that gives full rein to an eleven-year-old's imagination. But when Gram has to have surgery for "female trouble" in the summer of 1951, all she can think to do is to ship Donal off to her sister in faraway Manitowoc, Wisconsin. There Donal is in for a rude surprise: Aunt Kate-bossy, opinionated, argumentative, and tyrannical--is nothing like her sister. She henpecks her good-natured husband, Herman the German (as Donal discovers him to be), and Donal can't seem to get on her good side either. After one contretemps too many, Kate decides to pack him back to the authorities in Montana on the next Greyhound. But to Donal's surprise, he's not traveling solo: Herman the German has decided to fly the coop with him.
Published: Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, p2015.
Edition: Unabridged.
ISBN: 9781470372071
147037207X
Branch Call Number: SPOKEN CD F DOI
Characteristics: 13 sound discs (15 hr., 45 min.) :,digital ;,4 3/4 in.
audio file, CD audio, rda
digital, optical, rda
Additional Contributors: Baker, David Aaron 1963-

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This story and its reader will transport you back in time to life in 1950's Montana. The sights, sounds and language used remind me of the long summers I spent on a Montana ranch. A great coming of age story.

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