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Just Beyond the Hollyhocks
Essays, Articles, Memoirs & More
by Peggi Ridgway

Overview


A book of memoirs, articles and essays by free lance business writer Peggi Ridgway, with unique events and surprises from birth to today: The Queen Mary ocean liner pops up three times in her life, a New Jersey cousin recognizes a childhood friend in an article published by the author, the author's childhood crush walks into her office 30 years later, a 1940s bridal shower, the Central Park mystery, Up With the Sun and a badly injured son becomes a champion once again. There's determination and there's hope, encouragement and support: To the reader's delight, they all appear in Hollyhocks.


98 stories | 190 pages | 5.5x8.5" | humorous and touching stories by family members |

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Description


In this memoir of sorts, the author shares a wide variety of life experiences (from rheumatic fever to house-sitting for famous artists), places (the part played by the Queen Mary ship three times in her life), to walking to the tobacco shed on Saturdays, to poetry by herself and her mother, to hugely entertaining stories by her family, and more. The reader finds each story a pleasant surprise.
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About the author


Peggi Ridgway is an award-winning author of business books and articles. She and her husband manage a small web and publications design firm in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Since childhood, Peggi has written stories of her experiences, her travels and her children, including the ups and downs of life and her opinions about it all. For the reader's enjoyment, she shares some of the highlights of her life in Just Beyond the Hollyhocks.

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Book details

Genre:BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Subgenre:Women

Language:English

Pages:190

Format:Paperback

Paperback ISBN:9780963583659


Overview


A book of memoirs, articles and essays by free lance business writer Peggi Ridgway, with unique events and surprises from birth to today: The Queen Mary ocean liner pops up three times in her life, a New Jersey cousin recognizes a childhood friend in an article published by the author, the author's childhood crush walks into her office 30 years later, a 1940s bridal shower, the Central Park mystery, Up With the Sun and a badly injured son becomes a champion once again. There's determination and there's hope, encouragement and support: To the reader's delight, they all appear in Hollyhocks.


98 stories | 190 pages | 5.5x8.5" | humorous and touching stories by family members |

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Description


In this memoir of sorts, the author shares a wide variety of life experiences (from rheumatic fever to house-sitting for famous artists), places (the part played by the Queen Mary ship three times in her life), to walking to the tobacco shed on Saturdays, to poetry by herself and her mother, to hugely entertaining stories by her family, and more. The reader finds each story a pleasant surprise.

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About the author


Peggi Ridgway is an award-winning author of business books and articles. She and her husband manage a small web and publications design firm in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Since childhood, Peggi has written stories of her experiences, her travels and her children, including the ups and downs of life and her opinions about it all. For the reader's enjoyment, she shares some of the highlights of her life in Just Beyond the Hollyhocks.

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