Charms for the Easy Life
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Charms for the Easy Life

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Published by Audioworks .
Written in English


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The Physical Object
FormatAudio Cassette
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9423532M
ISBN 100671044966
ISBN 109780671044961

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In Charms for an Easy Life, talented Kaye Gibbons sticks to what she does best: write about several generations of Southern women. Written as a fictional memoir, it chronicles the lives of a trio of strong willed women within one family, led by Charlie Kate, a turn-of-the-century unlicensed midwife /5(). Charms for the Easy Life [Kaye Gibbons] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In the verdant backwoods of North Carolina, in a sad and singular era, the Birches are unique among women of their time-living gloriously rich it decidedly offbeat lives in a private world ahandoned by men/5().   Kaye Gibbons is the author of four previous novels: Ellen Foster, A Virtuous Woman, A Cure for Dreams, and Charms for the Easy Life. She lives in 4/4(27). CHARMS FOR THE EASY LIFE by Kaye Gibbons ‧ RELEASE DATE: March 1, Gibbons's fourth novel, inspired by WPA oral histories, lacks the subtlety and charm of her previous books (A Cure for Dreams, A Virtuous Woman, Ellen Foster).

Charms for the Easy Life is a mesmerizing fictional biography/autobiography of three generations of women living unconventional lives in North Carolina against the backdrop of the World Wars. The book revolves around the life of the narrator's grandmother, a self-taught healer .   The best performance of the production is Susan May Pratt as Margaret. Her youth and freshness shine through, and my interest in her life and ideas was caught. It seemed that she had far more spirit than her mother, and was more of a match for her grandmother. Though I have not read the book, I would like to/10().