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Hoosier Daddy Audiobook

Hoosier Daddy

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Publisher's Summary

Jill Fryman (Friday to her friends) is a line supervisor at a truck manufacturing plant in a small southern Indiana town. Life on the assembly line is almost as predictable as her love life. When it comes to matters of the heart, Friday always seems to be making the wrong choices. Things go from bad to worse when El, a sultry labor organizer from the UAW, sweeps into town to unionize the plant right after it's been bought out by a Japanese firm. Sparks fly on and off the line as Jill and El fight their growing attraction for each other against a backdrop of monster trucks, catfish dinners, Pork Day USA, and a bar called Hoosier Daddy.

©2013 Ann McMan and Salem West (P)2014 Audible Inc.

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  • BV
    29/11/14
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    "A Laugh Out Loud Joy Ride"

    I thoroughly enjoyed reading "Hoosier Daddy" when it first came out as a paperback. I wondered if an audio version would be like a movie based on a book which is rarely as good as the book. The answer is that the audio version of "Hoosier Daddy" is every bit as good as the book. Christine Williams brought the characters to life in her excellent narration of the story. It truly is a laugh-out-loud fun experience to listen to this book. I highly recommend the audio version of "Hoosier Daddy."

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
  • C.D.
    MA USA
    29/04/15
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    "Surprised at how good it is"
    Any additional comments?

    This book was terrific because the characters had depth and the humor was great. I also learned a bit about Indiana. I frequently finding myself wishing editors would take more time or pay more attention when I read lesbian fiction. This book was well written. The characters were consistent and had multi-dimensional personalities.

    It was much better than most of it's genre - enjoy!

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • steph
    LAWTEY, FL, United States
    13/03/15
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    "Friends"

    As always Ann can tell his story some parts are very funny. If you have a chance to listen to all of her audiobooks you will not be disappointed.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • nancy
    29/12/15
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    "Funny and sexy."

    I laughed my way through this book. Loved the girl against the world plot. Narrator does a wonderfully group of voices in this small town book. Time to listen to this one again.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Ann Townsend
    Central Valley, CA United States
    29/10/15
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    "Funny and Lovely"

    A reoccurring theme that has resonated with me lately is the concept of "You fill me." and all of the related meanings. The idea of "at first sight..." *shrug* it might exist. Finding someone who can balance us that leads to friendship is very possible. One way or another, this story had me laughing so hard, my stomach still hurts, and I had to while tears away. What gentle fun.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    Gresham, OR
    25/07/15
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    "Hilarious and Sweet"

    I couldn't stop listening to this book. I laughed out loud. I have recommended it to friends. I have purchased other books by this author because of how great this one was, and they lived up to her high standards as well.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Lynne
    Vernon, CT
    19/06/16
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    "Well written and realistic."

    Narration almost had me return this book. However I knew and enjoy the author so I pushed on, so glad I did.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Tara from The Lesbian Review
    Calgary AB
    01/05/16
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    "One of my favourite books ever"
    If you could sum up Hoosier Daddy in three words, what would they be?

    Hilarious
    Warm
    Quirky


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    El is brilliant, beautiful, and dedicated to her job, but is also a sweetheart with champion A++ banter and flirting skills. It’s no wonder Friday can’t stay away from her, even while they’re both mindful of their places on either side of the union/management lines.


    Which character – as performed by Christine Williams – was your favorite?

    Probably still El.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes, definitely.


    Any additional comments?

    Hoosier Daddy is funny, but in a way that is smart and quirky, and I found myself constantly grinning or laughing. The locals in the story aren’t very educated and they are very peculiar, but it never makes a mockery of them. This story has so much heart and was clearly written with a lot of love, because it would have been so easy to make a bunch of caricatures instead of characters.

    The first person narration works so perfectly because it feels like the reader is sitting at a table at Hoosier Daddy while Jill tells them the whole story of how she met and fell in love with El. By giving it that conversational feel, the authors cleverly skirt the showing vs telling rules of storytelling; what could have ended up as clumsy info dumping with a lesser author(s) is simply Jill is filling in the information I wouldn’t know as an outsider.

    I received a free copy from the publisher for an honest review at The Lesbian Review.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • shelly
    26/03/16
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    "Stale"

    The Friday Jill thing got old!! Not the best I've listened to, but, not the worst either. Just Muh...

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful

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