Burn Hill: Growing Up Dirt Poor and Hilariously Rich

Author:   Andrew L Hale
Publisher:   Skinny Brown Dog Media
ISBN:  

9781957506661


Pages:   204
Publication Date:   05 December 2023
Format:   Hardback
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"Burn Hill"" by Andrew Louis HaleBinding Hardback: Case Laminate Prepare to embark on a remarkable journey through time as you delve into the captivating pages of ""Burn Hill"" by Andrew Louis Hale. This heartwarming memoir transports readers to a bygone era, the 1950s rural Washington State, where the author shares his cherished memories of growing up with seven siblings on a close-knit family farm. A Glimpse into Rural Life: With lyrical prose and vivid storytelling, Hale paints a vivid picture of life in rural Washington. Experience the sights, sounds, and smells of the countryside as you immerse yourself in the world of the Hale family. From the picturesque landscapes to the rustic outbuildings that served as the backdrop for countless childhood adventures, every detail comes to life on these pages. Childhood Innocence and Adventure: ""Burn Hill"" is a celebration of the pure and unbridled innocence of childhood. Join Andrew and his siblings as they embark on ingenious boredom cures, from the comical practice of smoking dried ferns to the heart-pounding encounter with a helicopter. Each page is brimming with mischief, laughter, and the kind of youthful exuberance that can only be found in the countryside. The Resilience of Family Bonds: Despite the challenges posed by a life marked by scarcity and poverty, the Hale family's love and resilience shine through. From the somber moments of pet burials to the everyday dilemmas of sharing hand-me-downs, ""Burn Hill"" is a testament to the enduring strength of family ties. The Freedom of Roaming Free: In a time when children embraced the great outdoors and nature was their playground, ""Burn Hill"" evokes the magic of childhood freedom. Explore the wilderness through the eyes of young Andrew as he takes you on adventures that will rekindle your own sense of wonder. A Memoir for All Ages: Whether you're reminiscing about your own childhood escapades or seeking to understand the beauty of a simpler time, ""Burn Hill"" invites readers of all ages to relive the magic of rural life through the eyes of a master storyteller. Join Andrew Louis Hale on this unforgettable journey through ""Burn Hill"" and rediscover the timeless charm of rural life and the enduring bonds of family. Immerse yourself in a world where laughter, love, and family were the true treasures of life.** Binding Hardback: Case Laminate"

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Author:   Andrew L Hale
Publisher:   Skinny Brown Dog Media
Imprint:   Skinny Brown Dog Media
Dimensions:   Width: 15.20cm , Height: 1.80cm , Length: 22.90cm
Weight:   0.445kg
ISBN:  

9781957506661


ISBN 10:   1957506660
Pages:   204
Publication Date:   05 December 2023
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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"Praise for ""Burn Hill"" by Andrew Louis Hale: ""Andrew Hale's 'Burn Hill' is a heartwarming journey back to the simple joys of childhood and the resilience of family bonds. Hale's nostalgic prose is a captivating celebration of rural life in 1950s Washington."" ""An enchanting memoir that transports readers to a bygone era of mischief, adventure, and laughter. Andrew Hale's storytelling prowess shines through, making 'Burn Hill' an absolute delight to read."" ""Hale's memoir is a beautiful tapestry of memories that captures the essence of growing up in a large, close-knit family. With humor and wisdom, he brings to life the magic of rural living and the enduring power of love."" ""'Burn Hill' is a masterpiece of storytelling. Andrew Hale's vivid descriptions of farm life, childhood adventures, and the enduring spirit of his family will resonate with readers of all ages. A true gem!"" ""Andrew Louis Hale's memoir is a testament to the strength of family and the enduring spirit of youth. 'Burn Hill' is an engaging and heartwarming read that reminds us of the importance of cherishing our roots."" ""In 'Burn Hill, ' Hale's evocative prose transports readers to a simpler time, where the outdoors and family were everything. This memoir is a beautiful ode to nostalgia, reminding us of the joy and resilience that can be found in our upbringing."" ""Hale's memoir is a delightful journey through his childhood filled with humor, mischief, and love. 'Burn Hill' is a must-read for anyone looking to escape into the charm of rural life and relive the innocence of youth."""


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Andrew Louis Hale (Andy) grew up as the fifth of eight kids on a primitive family farm in 1950s rural Washington State. Lacking modern amenities, the resourceful Hale children found fun and adventure on their ten wilderness acres. In his warm, witty memoir Burn Hill, Andrew recounts hilarious childhood escapades and poignant life lessons with humor and nostalgia. He celebrates childhood freedom and family bonds, beautifully capturing the magic of a bygone era. Now retired, Andrew lives in Woodinville, Washington with his beloved wife Virginia. His inspiration for Burn Hill is his children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and future generations.

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