Recipes from the Dump by Abigail Stone

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A single mother living next to a garbage dump in Vermont copes with the stresses of dating, working, and mothering with her own unique recipes, such as Sweet Vacation Pie and Consumer Cry Croissants. A first novel. Tour.
 

About Abigail Stone

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Abigail Stone is a small town girl from Kansas. She lives for the smell of rain, breaking in a pair of new cowboy boots, and dancing like no one is watching. Abigail has been reading Contemporary Romance since she was a teenager and has always had a soft spot for misunderstood bad boys. Save Me is Abigail's debut novel and the introduction book to her Disciples MC series.
 
Published January 1, 1980 by W. W. Norton and Company, Inc.. 276 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Stone's writing is wonderful, blunt, and assured, and her Vermont setting, complete with plain-spoken neighbors, dump trucks speeding by, and cows mating in the next field, is fully evoked and believable as is Gabby herself.

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Inventively woven throughout are fanciful recipes, hybrids of real ingredients and some surreal additions-Brandied Relationship Ring Flambe calls for ``spicy interludes, nutty remarks, juice tidbits''-that complement Gabby's many emotional turns.

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This comic debut tracks the tribulations of a middle-aged single mother in small-town Vermont.

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