Published March 2, 1993
by Ballantine Books .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||240|
But if the economic situation is bleak the people of the tiny hamlets of New Oslo, Doreen Beach, Sangudo, and Fark nonetheless manage to keep themselves amused . From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a Box socials: a novel Alberta allowed arrived Arthur asked Badke Banker baseball Bear Lundquist Beatrice Ann Stevenson Bjornsen Bjornsen Bros blue box lunch Box Social boys brother called cents considered Curly daddy dance daughter decided didn't door Doreen Beach dress drive Earl 4/5(3). Box social is a term for a social event that was widely used in the early s with varying definitions in Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States.. American usage. In the U.S. state of Vermont the tradition is that women decorate a cardboard box and fill it with a lunch or dinner for two. The men bid on the women's boxes anticipating a meal with the woman whose . The account of box socials, where young men bid for lunches packed by the mothers of eligible young women, is amusing and recalls the period sweetly. So too do the Ukrainian wedding and the great, farcical game the novel moves toward.
Box social definition is - a fund-raising affair at which box lunches are auctioned to the highest bidder. Box Socials W. P. Kinsella, Author Ballantine Books $20 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS. Moccasin Telegraph Buy this book Kinsella, whose classic. Full of the crackle of down-home folk tales, by turn randy, riveting, and heart-breaking, Box Socials is the triumph of Kinsella's career. Praise for Box Socials "Wonderful Charming and funny If you've never been to a box social, go to this one."--Fannie Flagg, The New York Times Book Review "A sweeping comic work Welcome to /5(6). Kinsella, W. P. BOX SOCIALS 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover New York Ballantine Publishing Group / Del Rey Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. Seller assumes all responsibility for this Rating: % positive.
The box socials The farmers Box suppers Boys and girls Farm women Music were auctioned off to raise money. were usually held at the school. prepared and packed the box suppers. came from a phonograph and records. had a meeting first. learned how to dance at box Size: KB. Box Socials by W.P. Kinsella Box Socials is an engaging ode to rural community life set in rural Canada in the early s. The main story of Truckbox Al McClintock is set aside for almost all of the book in favor of descriptions. Box Socials Author Kinsella, W. P Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Good Quantity available 1 Binding Hardcover ISBN 10 ISBN 13 Publisher Ballantine Books Place of Publication New York This edition first published Get this from a library! Box socials: a novel. [W P Kinsella] -- A hometown hero gets to share the diamond with a legendary pro in a story of small-town life, love, dreams, delusions, and America's favorite pastime.