Granny D's American Century

Granny D's American Century

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781611682342
Publisher: University of New Hampshire Press
Publication date: 03/13/2012
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

A lifelong resident of New Hampshire, DORIS “GRANNY D” HADDOCK is the subject of the documentary film Run, Granny, Run! and the author, with DENNIS MICHAEL BURKE, of Walking Across America in My 90th Year. She died in 2010. Dennis Michael Burke, the former director of Arizona Common Cause, is a writer living in Phoenix, Arizona.

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Full Measure
Steaming into Life: 1928
The Birthplace of Liberty, Including My Own
Castles and Princes
At Sea
Bubbles Burst
Jim’s Girl
The Bohemians
Surviving by Our Wits
The Main Course of Life
Back to Harvard
On the Road Again
Alligators, Mermaids, Etcetera
Wake Up and Live
From the Very Balcony
Finding Life Everywhere
The Wind Shifts
Shared Courage
A Campaign from Our Town
Lessons from My Century
Last Delivered Speech
Last Undelivered Speech
Closing Note to the Reader

What People are Saying About This

Rachel Maddow

“[Granny D] proved . . . that she was so tough you could whittle with her!”

Ralph Nader

“Granny D has proved that one person can make a difference.”

U.S. Senator John McCain

“I believe she represents all that is good in America. She has taken up this struggle to clean up American politics. . . . Granny D, you exceed any small, modest contributions those of us who have labored in the vineyards of reform have made to this Earth. We are grateful for you.”

President Jimmy Carter

“Doris Haddock is a true patriot, and our nation has been blessed by her remarkable life. Her story will entertain, inform, and inspire people of all ages for generations to come.”

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