Slumber parties, swimming pools, boyfriends, lakeside summers, family holidays--Susan Allen Toth has captured it all in this delightful account of growing up in Ames, Iowa, in the 1950's. Charming, wise, funny, poignant, and true, Blooming celebrates an innocent and very American way of life.
Susan Allen Toth
About Susan Allen Toth
Susan Allen Toth has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, Harper's, Victoria, Vogue, McCall's, Travel and Leisure, and many other publications. Her previous books include Blooming, Ivy Days, How to Prepare for Your High-School Reunion, My Love Affair with England, and England as You Like It. She lives with her husband, James Stageberg, in Minneapolis.
Blooming: A Small-Town Girlhood by Susan Allen Toth