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Running On Red Dog Road

Running On Red Dog Road And Other Perils Of An Appalachian Childhood

By Drema Hall Berkheimer
Published by Zondervan

Average Blogger Rating: 4.67 Stars

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On 6/23 Mr. Geurs wrote: Here is Running on Red Dog Road in one sentence: Berkheimer writes about her formative years living in a modest, borderline impoverished working class family in rural West Virginian Appalachia in a way that while very quaint and folksy, strikes the reader as anything but quaint and folksy. Berkheimer ... Review: Running on Red Dog Road

Mr. Geurs' Rating:

5 Stars

On 6/17 Moonpie wrote: I have always been drawn to anything about life in the Appalachians. The people and their stories inspire and fascinate me. I wish this book had been longer, it was incredible. Looking at the past through the eyes of children is remarkable. You are able to see the untarnished truth told with innocence ... NOSTALGIC AND HEARTWARMING!

Moonpie's Rating:

5 Stars

On 5/27 Janet from FL wrote: This is my Book Review for “Running On Red Dog Road” by Drema Hall Berkheimer. This is a true story of childhood memories of the author. She grew up in the Appalachian Mountains in West Virginia in the 1940s. Her stories are interesting, about a simpler lifestyle that no longer exists. She later ... Perils of an Appalachian Childhood

Janet from FL's Rating:

4 Stars

On 5/18 netablogs wrote: Running on Red Dog Road by Drema Hall Berkheimer was such a great memoir! If I ever decide to write mine, I would like it to be as entertaining and inspiring as this one. Simple stories, yet written so well and so authentically, with humour, from the point of view of a child. Drema was born in a coal ... Honest, funny, and full of life

netablogs' Rating:

5 Stars

On 5/18 Lisa Bartelt wrote: An Appalachian childhood in 1940s West Virginia comes to life in Drema Hall Berkheimer's memoir, Running on Red Dog Road. It's a delightful and whimsical look at a slice of life few people have firsthand experience with. The author tells stories of Pentecostal church meetings, gypsies and moonshine that ... Childhood Memories

Lisa's Rating:

4 Stars

On 5/12 EpicFehlReader wrote: I found so many moments that echoed my own upbringing in a mountain community. There's a purity of soul to people who live in these areas that I just didn't fully appreciate until I was an adult and was exposed to more a more baser kind of people. I found myself growing attached to this family and realized ... Running on Red Dog Road (and Other Perils of a Appalachian Childhood) by Drema Hall Berkheimer

EpicFehlReader's Rating:

4 Stars

On 5/12 Michele Morin wrote: Hanging laundry this morning to riotous birdsong, I carefully secured the corner of each bath towel, and then smiled, thinking of Nana. “You go out there, and you hang that laundry so it looks right.” I can’t remember — did we roll our eyes back in the seventies? “But it will dry just fine ... A Gracious Plenty

Michele's Rating:

5 Stars

On 5/9 spencer cummins wrote: Running on Red Dog Road by Drema Hall BerkheimerIn the deep country of West Virginia, Drema Berkheimer grew up under the strong guidance of Pentecostal grandparents who have some experiences that you can’t quite believe.  This memoir, Running on Red Dog Road is replete with emotion, with the pain ... Running on Red Dog Road

spencer's Rating:

4 Stars

On 5/9 Carol Schroden wrote: Running on Red Dog Road and Other Perils of An Appalachian Childhood is an interesting read. The story is set in the 1940’s.The author Drema Hall Berkheimer’s memoir of her childhood in West Virginia won first place in nonfiction in the 2010 West Virginia Writers competition. The book starts ... An Enjoyable Read

Carol's Rating:

4 Stars

On 5/5 Jennifer Newsom wrote: As one who was born and nearly raised in Kentucky….I don’t really count those 6ish short years in Ohio (about 3-9 years old)….the title alone drew me in. My mama’s folks come from rural Appalachia. I can remember summertime at my Grandma’s. A handful of ducks for guard dogs, a massive pig in ... Hard to put down!!

Jennifer's Rating:

5 Stars