By Clyde Edgerton
"An unpretentious, finely-crafted novel that would linger with the readers just like the final traces of a favourite hymn. it's extra relaxing than a tumbler packed with candy tea and one among Mattie's home-cooked dinners."--The Atlanta magazine & Constitution
She had as a lot company conserving a stray puppy as she had strolling throughout Egypt--which no longer so by the way is the name of her favourite hymn. She's Mattie Rigsbee, an autonomous, strong-minded senior citizen, who at seventy eight, will be slowing down just a little. whilst younger, antisocial Wesley Benfield drops in on her existence, he's even much less most likely a significant other than the stray puppy. yet, after all, the puppy by no means tasted her mouth-watering pound cake....Wise witty, down-home and genuine, Walking throughout Egypt is a publication for everybody.
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