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On the Road [NOOK Book]

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Moon Pies and an RC form a southern tradition that goes back to the times when families still traveled by car along two lane country roads to reach Grandmother’s house. Children moved freely about in the auto’s interior, seatbelts not yet having been invented. Restless, they could stand and watch over the driver’s shoulder as an eerie world flew by outside – their own imaginations roaring forward on full throttle. Meager heaters did little to warm interiors in the winter, gas stations offered attendants, and ...
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On the Road

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Overview

Moon Pies and an RC form a southern tradition that goes back to the times when families still traveled by car along two lane country roads to reach Grandmother’s house. Children moved freely about in the auto’s interior, seatbelts not yet having been invented. Restless, they could stand and watch over the driver’s shoulder as an eerie world flew by outside – their own imaginations roaring forward on full throttle. Meager heaters did little to warm interiors in the winter, gas stations offered attendants, and convenience stores were unknown. Still, along these curvy country roads, families bonded, forging memories that lasted well past the journeys on which they were bound.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013168756
  • Publisher: Annie Acorn Publishing LLC
  • Publication date: 8/7/2011
  • Series: Annie Acorn's Nook Shorts , #1
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 315,882
  • File size: 29 KB

Meet the Author

Annie Acorn is the mother of two sons, one of whom is married to the best daughter-in-law in the world. She lives in the Washington, D.C. area, where she has done technical writing for AHRQ, NIH, and SAMHSA as a contractor through the firm where she works.

She owned a tri-state medical outsourcing business for a number of years and was the Director of a behavioral healthcare firm. She once flipped a comic book and collectible retail firm comprised of five stores, and she has managed cemeteries and funeral homes.

Ms. Acorn has published in The Inspirational Writer, and she edited an in-house publication for the State of Mississippi. She has authored a number of ezine articles. Annie is a founding member of From Women’s Pens – A Cooperative of Women Writers.

In her spare time, Ms. Acorn enjoys reading, writing mysteries, listening to classical music, playing cards, and spending time with her friends – usually at a restaurant serving delicious food.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 7, 2012

    Ok

    Reminded me of going hone.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 18, 2012

    Nostalgia at its best! It took me back to the road trips of my

    Nostalgia at its best! It took me back to the road trips of my childhood. This is an excellent short story, full of warmth and ambiance, and I thoroughly enjoyed it.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 28, 2012

    Short story

    This could have been a terrific novel. You need to know it's only a short story

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