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Humor from the Country (Amherst Press. 2001. Voyageur Press, 2006)

Life during the early to mid part of the 20th century is often viewed as a time of backbreaking work for meager returns. Often, the strength and resiliency of family and neighbors are overlooked. In Humor From The Country, master story teller Jerry Apps gives us insights into the lighter side of country life. Through stories based on childhood memories. Apps shows us that country folk knew how to have fun too.

 


  Reviews:

From Amazon:

5 out of 5 stars Blends nostalgia with his a special brand of storytelling, May 16, 2001 
Reviewer: Midwest Book Review (see more about me) from Oregon, WI USA
Jerry Apps is a born storyteller and an observant historian of rural life in Wisconsin, past and present. In Humor From The Country, Apps has collected a wealth of anecdotes and stories celebrating the lighter side of country life. With stories based upon childhood memories, Apps reveals that country folk always knew how to have fun between their chores. Blending nostalgia with his own special brand of storytelling, Jerry Apps's Humor From The Country is a "must" for anyone who enjoys a trip down memory lane with a truly gifted guide.

 

From Internet Book Watch:
Jerry Apps is a born storyteller and an observant historian of rural life in Wisconsin, past and present. In Humor From The Country, Apps has collected a wealth of anecdotes and stories celebrating the lighter side of country life. With stories based upon childhood memories, Apps reveals that country folk always knew how to have fun between their chores. Blending nostalgia with his own special brand of storytelling, Jerry Apps's Humor From The Country is a "must" for anyone who enjoys a trip down memory lane with a truly gifted guide.

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