Ike Godsey of Walton’s Mountain by Joe Conley audiobook

Ike Godsey of Walton’s Mountain

By Joe Conley
Read by Michael Gilboe

BearManor Media 9781593935085
3.40 Hours 1
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“Goodnight, John Boy.” Who can forget the heartwarming finale to each episode of The Waltons? The real life of actor, Joe Conley, who played shopkeeper Ike Godsey, mirrors the timeless tales that unfolded on Walton’s Mountain. In his movingly frank autobiography, Joe reflects on the warm, sometimes amusing, sometimes serious story of the strident struggles that accompanied him on his journey from anonymity to eminence as one of the most beloved characters on America’s favorite family television series. Joe passed away in 2013, but he left behind an unforgettable legacy of touching tales that still stir the hearts of millions of people worldwide, as well as a personal story more poignant than any imaginary narrative. Straight-from-the-shoulder and yet inspiring, the extraordinary reminisces of a true American legend warmly radiate from every page like the fireside glow in the Walton’s family hearth.

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“Goodnight, John Boy.” Who can forget the heartwarming finale to each episode of The Waltons? The real life of actor, Joe Conley, who played shopkeeper Ike Godsey, mirrors the timeless tales that unfolded on Walton’s Mountain.

In his movingly frank autobiography, Joe reflects on the warm, sometimes amusing, sometimes serious story of the strident struggles that accompanied him on his journey from anonymity to eminence as one of the most beloved characters on America’s favorite family television series.

Joe passed away in 2013, but he left behind an unforgettable legacy of touching tales that still stir the hearts of millions of people worldwide, as well as a personal story more poignant than any imaginary narrative. Straight-from-the-shoulder and yet inspiring, the extraordinary reminisces of a true American legend warmly radiate from every page like the fireside glow in the Walton’s family hearth.

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Author Bio: Joe Conley

Author Bio: Joe Conley

Joe Conley (1928–2013) was born in Buffalo, and started acting after returning from military service in Korea. He ran three real estate agencies in the California’s San Fernando Valley, a considerably successful second career he had begun in 1961. His acting career was in limbo when he landed the role he is most remembered for, storekeeper Ike Godsey in The Waltons.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Biography & Autobiography
Runtime: 3.40
Audience: Adult
Language: English