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Staggerford

Jon Hassler

Staggerford

by Jon Hassler

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Atheneum in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Minnesota
    • Subjects:
    • City and town life -- Fiction.,
    • Staggerford (Minn. : Imaginary place) -- Fiction.,
    • Minnesota -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJon Hassler.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ4.H3557 St, PS3558.A726 St
      The Physical Object
      Pagination341 p. ;
      Number of Pages341
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4908648M
      ISBN 100689107935
      LC Control Number76057757

      Since , Jon Hassler’s Staggerford series has entranced readers with its funny and charming depiction of life in small-town America. The New Woman is his latest visit to this Minnesota the age of eighty-eight, Agatha McGee has grudging. The Staggerford Murders and The Life and Death Nancy Clancy's Nephew by Hassler, Jon and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

        By Jon Hassler. New York: Atheneum, pp. I have an old copy of Staggerford, water stained and dotted with mildew, its torn jacket still sporting the 50¢ sticker from Reed’s Odds and Ends outside Athens, Georgia, where I bought the book about 20 years ago. At the time I was living far from Minnesota, and I greeted the book like an old friend. Staggerford. by HASSLER, Jon. Seller Jeffrey H. Marks Rare Books Published Condition Near fine (very slightly bumped at head and tail of spine) in a very lightly soiled jacket with a 1/2" closed tear at the b.

      THE STAGGERFORD FLOOD takes place in the small town introduced in Hassler's first novel STAGGERFORD and revisited in A GREEN JOURNEY and DEAR JAMES. In his latest novel, Hassler uses a natural disaster to strew the familiar milieu with characters that appeared in previous novels. The Staggerford Flood by Hassler, Jon and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - The Staggerford Flood by Hassler, Jon - AbeBooks Passion for books.


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The author of many widely acclaimed novels—Staggerford, Simon’s Night, The Love Hunter, A Green Journey, Grand Opening, North of Hope, Dear James, Rookery Blues, Dean’s List, The Staggerford Flood, The Staggerford Murders, and The New Woman—Mr. Hassler passed away in March /5().

Staggerford book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. It is only a week in the life of a year old bachelor school teacher /5.

In the Staggerford Public Library every book having to do with physics, chemistry, statistics, or any other sort of coldblooded calculation contained on its check-out card the name William Mulholland, written in letters sharp and slanted, like a sketch of leaning spears/5().

Staggerford is Jon Hassler's first novel, published in Named for its setting in a quaint, mid-western small town, Staggerford is told mainly from the point of view of seasoned English teacher Miles Pruitt, a bachelor, age Employing a third-person narration sometimes omniscient, sometimes limited, the novel chronicles the daily life, memories, and insights of the competent but ironic.

"Staggerford" is a great book, but it is only the tip of the iceberg of wonderful volumes by Hassler. The beauty of his work is that all the novels intertwine without being interdependant. Agatha only appears briefly in this book, but two later books are devoted to her.5/5(4). In The Staggerford Flood, Jon Hassler brings back Agatha McGee and reunites other favorite characters from his award-winning Staggerford a flood hits Staggerford and neighboring towns, Agatha McGee's house on the highest hill in town becomes a refuge for seven female neighbors, friends, and former students for three days and three nights/5.

About Staggerford. The classic novel of a small Minnesota town—and of one school teacher who calls it home This utterly charming, deeply poignant debut remains perhaps the signature achievement of beloved novelist Jon Hassler—once hailed by The New York Times as “a writer good enough to restore your faith in fiction.”It’s the story of a week in the life of Miles Pruitt, a thirty-five.

The author of many widely acclaimed novels—Staggerford, Simon’s Night, The Love Hunter, A Green Journey, Grand Opening, North of Hope, Dear James, Rookery Blues, Dean’s List, The Staggerford Flood, The Staggerford Murders, and The New Woman—Mr. Hassler passed away in 4/4(15).

The New Woman is the most recent in a series about the folks living in Staggerford, a fictional town somewhere in Minnesota. From the book jacket description, it sounded like its characters might be a little more interesting than the Mitford characters.

So I decided to begin at the beginning and read the first book in the series, Staggerford. The complete series list for - A Staggerford Novel Jon Hassler.

Series reading order, cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period. About The Staggerford Flood. In The Staggerford Flood, Jon Hassler brings back Agatha McGee and reunites other favorite characters from his award-winning Staggerford a flood hits Staggerford and neighboring towns, Agatha McGee’s house on the highest hill in town becomes a refuge for seven female neighbors, friends, and former students for three days and three nights.

[Staggerford] is the first in a series of novels that takes place in the fictional rural Minnesota town. It is populated with interesting and eccentric characters. There are many funny scenes and conversations/5(6).

In The Staggerford Flood, Jon Hassler brings back Agatha McGee and reunites other favorite characters from his award-winning Staggerford a flood hits Staggerford and neighboring towns, Agatha McGee's house on the highest hill in town becomes a refuge for seven female neighbors, friends, and former students for three days and three nights/5(5).

Preview this book» What people are The author of many widely acclaimed novels--Staggerford, Simon's Night, The Love Hunter, A Green Journey, Grand Opening, North of Hope, Dear James, Rookery Blues, Dean's List, The Staggerford Flood, The Staggerford Murders, and The New Woman--Mr.

Hassler passed away in March /5(6). The classic novel of a small Minnesota town—and of one school teacher who calls it home This utterly charming, deeply poignant debut remains perhaps the signature achievement of beloved novelist Jon Hassler—once hailed by The New York Times as “a writer good enough to restore your faith in fiction.” It’s the story of a week in the life of Miles Pruitt, a thirty-five-year-old bachelor /5(6).

[Staggerford] is the first in a series of novels that takes place in the fictional rural Minnesota town. It is populated with interesting and eccentric characters. There are many funny scenes and conversations/5(9). Staggerford the book. I liked this book because it shows the inter workings between teachers and students and the teachers and administrators at a high school.

One of the unique but important characteristics of this book is that it involves working with minorities (American Indians) to be specific.5/5(1).

The New Woman: A Staggerford Novel. Review The New Woman: A Staggerford Novel. by Jon Hassler. Jon Hassler published his first Staggerford novel in That event set the scene for the subsequent books that tell the stories Find a Book. View all. Staggerford. [Jon Hassler] -- Portrays the closely-intertwined and often troubled lives of residents in the small town as seen through the eyes of Miles Pruitt, a much respected high school teacher.

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STAGGERFORD. By. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. Although his good chaps are simplistic stereotypes, Hassler is one of those convivial small-screen satirists--the lighter moments of L'Heureux and McInerny spring to mind--who can be hilariously effective when burlesquing the fathead-ery of tiny.Staggerford | The classic novel of a small Minnesota town—and of one school teacher who calls it home This utterly charming, deeply poignant debut remains perhaps the signature achievement of beloved novelist Jon Hassler—once hailed by The New York Times as “a writer good enough to restore your faith in fiction.” It’s the story of a week in the life of Miles Pruitt, a thirty-five.See all books authored by Jon Hassler, including Staggerford, and A Green Journey, and more on Looking for books by Jon Hassler?

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