[Reading] ➶ Cheating the Hog. A Sawmill. A Tragedy. A Few Gutsy Women ➽ Rae Ellen Lee – Pocket-bikes.us

Cheating the Hog. A Sawmill. A Tragedy. A Few Gutsy Women Echo Needs A Miracle She S Turning Fifty, Living With Her Gun Toting Mom, And Her Lover S Been Killed In A Logging Truck Accident She Made Front Page News As A Salvation Army Bell Ringer, But That Job Ended And She S Digging For Change To Pay Off A Gambling Debt Then She Hits Pay Dirt The Local Sawmill Hires Her To Do Cleanup And Odd Jobs, Like Cheating The Hog And Now, With High Pay And Benefits In Sight, Echo Expects To Be Farting In Silk But On The First Day At The Mill, She Realizes This Job Could Kill Her Can She Survive Hanging From A Narrow Ramp Twenty Feet In The Air While Untangling Cedar Bark Will A Forklift Driver Named Bullfrog Run Her Down Before She Gets Her First Paycheck When Tragedy Does Strikes, She Leads The Other Women Mill Workers To Fight Back With A Few Leveraged Threats And Wit As Sharp As Band Saw Teeth Earning Her Respect On The Job And The Attention Of A Strong Hearted Man Showing Up For Work Is What Most People Do But In The Face Of Dangerous Odds, Echo Puts On Her Big Girl Panties And Her Hard Hat And Proceeds To Clean House We Admire Her Grit, Her Humor, And Her Inner Compass That Points To Doing The Right Thing Truly A Page Turner I Love This Book Sherry Gohr, Avid Reader Of Good Books

    10 thoughts on “[Reading] ➶ Cheating the Hog. A Sawmill. A Tragedy. A Few Gutsy Women ➽ Rae Ellen Lee – Pocket-bikes.us


  1. says:

    This was a fun story to read and it moves right along Whenever I had to take a break to do somthing else, I didn t leave the book down for long I enjoyed the author s sense of humor and the colloquial tone of the writing I don t like wimpy or uninteresting characters.These characters were interesting, even the not so nice ones.I especially enjoyed reading about those characters who gathered up the courage to struggle to do right by themselves and others These characters showed growth as resp This was a fun story to read and it moves right along Whenever I had to take a break to do somthing else, I didn t leave ...


  2. says:

    Well, that gol durn Rae Ellen Lee has did it again She s managed to follow up her latest memoir, My Next Husband Will Be Normal and her Powder Monkey Tales with a hum dinger of a story that pits middle aged Echo against a whole sawmill full of not only sawmill type guys but the powers that be from the big city But Echo is up to the task with her gotta do what ya gotta do attitude plus gambling debts as a pretty sizeable motivation.In the process we meet a lot of well drawn and memorable Well, that gol durn Rae Ellen Lee has did it again She s managed to follow up her latest memoir, My Next Husband Will Be Normal and her Powder Monkey Tales with a hum dinger of a story that pits middle aged Echo against a whole sawmill full of not only sawmill type guys but the powers that be from the big ...


  3. says:

    I ve never read a story of blue collar women workers Women doing what is typically considered men s work Holy crap Meet Echo I can t even imagine trying to hold my crap together while dealing with this woman s demons That said I really enjoyed this book This is the story of a woman who has only worked odd jobs her whole life A woman who has had so much in her life taken away She and pain know each other on an emotional, mental, and physical level She is tough, she is gritty, she is I ve never read a story of blue collar women workers Women doing what is typically considered men s work Holy crap Meet Echo I can t even imagine trying to hold my crap together while dealing with this woman s demons That said I really enjoyed this book This is the story of a woman who has only worked odd jobs her whole life A woman who has had so much in her life taken away She and pain know each other on an emo...


  4. says:

    If you re tired of forgettable formulaic novels, this is the book for you Lee does an amazing job of writing in the voice of a tough hardworking woman doing manual labor in the male dominated and often terrifyingly dangerous environment of a rural sawmill I felt as if I were toiling alongside the main character, living her hopes, fears, and sorrows as well as her exhaustion, from page one to the end I adore all of Rae Ellen ...


  5. says:

    A truly excellent read Much humor and pathosset in a town with a sawmill The woman who works lands a job in a sawmill and rooms with her mother She s a strong main character who makes remarkable changes in her own life and helps change the lives of others, and the town where she lives I recommend ...

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