Walking Across Egypt

Walking Across Egypt

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Book - 2004?
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"She has as much business keeping a stray dog as she would waking across Egypt--which not so incidentally is the title of her favorite hymn. She's Mattie Rigsbee, an independent, strong-minded senior citizen who, at age seventy-eight, might be slowing down just a bit. When teenage delinquent Wesley Benfield drops in on her life, he is even less likely a companion than the stray dog. But, of course, the dog never tasted Mattie's mouth-watering pound cake."--P. [4] of cover.
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, [2004?]
Edition: 1st Ballantine Books trade pbk. ed
ISBN: 9780345419071
0345419073
Branch Call Number: FICTION EDGERTON 2004
Characteristics: 228 p. ; 21 cm

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multcolib_susannel Aug 18, 2014

Loved this book! At 78 Mattie thinks she should be slowing down, but then a stray dog wanders into the yard setting off a whole chain of events that make you wonder if her neighbors, her church ladies, her family and a runaway juvenile delinquent have to run as fast as they can just to keep up... Read More »

Mattie Rigsbee is an independent, strong-minded senior citizen, who at 78, is slowing down just a bit. She’s not really up to keeping the stray dog who comes to her back door, but when young, delinquent Wesley Benfield wanders along, Mattie finds a place in her heart for him. Wise, witty, down-h... Read More »


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Sharonroses
Dec 20, 2014

Enjoyable listening on CD while working and traveling.

multcolib_susannel Aug 18, 2014

Loved this book! At 78 Mattie thinks she should be slowing down, but then a stray dog wanders into the yard setting off a whole chain of events that make you wonder if her neighbors, her church ladies, her family and a runaway juvenile delinquent have to run as fast as they can just to keep up with her!

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