Mrs. Wiggs and the Cabbage Patch by Alice Hegan Rice audiobook

Mrs. Wiggs and the Cabbage Patch

By Alice Hegan Rice
Read by Kathy Garver

Gildan Media 9781469086613
2.38 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781469086613

Mrs. Wiggs and her five children find themselves in danger of losing their shack in the cabbage patch, as they are falling behind on the mortgage and unable to get the necessary employment that they need. They are so deep in debt that they must sell the beautiful Christmas dinner that is donated to them by the local church in order to buy cheaper food supplies. Her oldest son, Jimmy, who is often the breadwinner, grows sicker and sicker until he passes away and Mrs. Wiggs turns to Lucy, the woman who brought them the Christmas dinner, for help. Time passes, and the family's hardships continue with various adventures and Lucy's helpful nature intermixed. Alice Hegan Rice (1870-1942) was an American author whose work was predominately set in the rural Kentucky countryside that she grew up in. "Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch" was her most successful work, with versions of it being produced on stage and film.

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Summary

Summary

Mrs. Wiggs and her five children find themselves in danger of losing their shack in the cabbage patch, as they are falling behind on the mortgage and unable to get the necessary employment that they need. They are so deep in debt that they must sell the beautiful Christmas dinner that is donated to them by the local church in order to buy cheaper food supplies. Her oldest son, Jimmy, who is often the breadwinner, grows sicker and sicker until he passes away and Mrs. Wiggs turns to Lucy, the woman who brought them the Christmas dinner, for help. Time passes, and the family's hardships continue with various adventures and Lucy's helpful nature intermixed. Alice Hegan Rice (1870-1942) was an American author whose work was predominately set in the rural Kentucky countryside that she grew up in. "Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch" was her most successful work, with versions of it being produced on stage and film.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

 “Endures today as one of the most memorable literary creations by a Kentucky author.” Union Co. Advocate
“To miss reading this story is to miss the brightest shade on the palette of Kentucky local color.” Southsider
“The stories of the Wiggs family are both heart-wrenching and hilarious, filled with Southern dialect and philosophy.” Kentucky Living

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Author Bio: Alice Hegan Rice

Author Bio: Alice Hegan Rice

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Details

Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 2.38
Audience: Adult
Language: English