Dreaming Southern

Dreaming Southern

by Linda Bruckheimer

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A #1 Los Angeles Times bestseller in hardcover! 

Lila Mae Wooten is leaving her home in Kentucky and, with her four children, is driving to meet her husband in California, where they aim to pursue the American Dream and escape a few bill collectors on the way. But since Lila never fails to find treasure on the road less traveled, what should be a four-day trip turns into an adventure of grand proportions. Each encounter, be it with a gas station attendant or a distant relative, draws Lila and her troupe into a new escapade-each one a wildly comedic diversion from their path. Dreaming Southern has been called "zany" (Los Angeles Times), "a sheer delight" (Rita Mae Brown), and "a remarkable first novel" (Joan Didion). It will no doubt delight paperback readers with its fresh, humorous taste of 1950s Americana. 

"A comic odyssey guaranteed to induce grins of recognition from anyone who's ever experienced the joys of intergenerational travel."-Marie Claire

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781101213063
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/01/1999
Sold by: Penguin Group
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 272
File size: 299 KB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Linda Bruckheimer has served as the west coast editor of Mirabella magazine and produced two award-winning PBS specials. She divides her time between her farm in rural Kentucky, not far from where she grew up, and Los Angeles, where she lives with her husband, film producer Jerry Bruckheimer, and her daughter.

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