Last One In: Tales Of A New England Boyhood by John GouldLast One In: Tales Of A New England Boyhood by John Gould

Last One In: Tales Of A New England Boyhood

byJohn Gould

Paperback | March 19, 2016

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There used to be a time when marvelous skyrockets could be purchased for a dime and the iceman came around once a week, when throwing a cap on and off took special talent and pants had watch pockets. When John Gould was young it didn't take much to amuse a boy. A boy would wake up in the morning ready to be "amazed all day long at all manner of things." Warmth, humor, nostalgia--these pages are filled with them, all conveyed lovingly in John Gould's signature wit. For anyone who has ever been young and wants to remember or just laugh with Gould as he recounts his experiences growing up in another era.
Born and bred in Maine, John Gould (1908-2003) was well known for his acerbic Yankee wit. Over his life he wrote dozens of books and for an astounding sixty-two years was a regular columnist for the Christian Science Monitor. Despite his literary fame, he would always claim that he was, first, last, and always, a farmer.
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Title:Last One In: Tales Of A New England BoyhoodFormat:PaperbackDimensions:254 pages, 8.39 × 5.53 × 0.75 inPublished:March 19, 2016Publisher:Down East BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1608935507

ISBN - 13:9781608935505

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Table of Contents

1. The Three Birdies 2. The Lone Scout 3. The Sulphured Oats 4. The Spark Coil 5. The Launching 6. The Pipe Organ 7. The Ascension 8. The Big Hit 9. The Hen Show 10. The Gravel Pit 11. The Doody Caper 12. The Lombard Tank 13. The Lost Cannon 14. The Net Profit 15. The Iceman Departeth 16. The Economics 17. The Fourth Can 18. The Special Teacher 19. The Trout Pool 20. The Rich Pauper 21. The Sidewise Cap 22. The Respected Citizen 23. The Racehorse 24. The Big Giant 25. The Two Authors 26. The Other Version 27. The Duped Micah 28. The Last Reunion 29. The Long Cod 30. The Forensics 31. The Coal Man 32. The Smallest Hall 33. The Prayer Meeting 34. The Parting Shot