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Skipping Christmas (original 2001; edition 2001)

by John Grisham

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Title:Skipping Christmas
Authors:John Grisham
Info:New York : Doubleday, c2001.
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Rating:***1/2
Tags:Christmas, fiction

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Skipping Christmas by John Grisham (2001)

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Fun book!! Enjoyed! ( )
  sarahjvigen | Mar 23, 2017 |
This was a very fun read. It's a Christmas read where everything goes wrong in a comedic way and then everyone pulls together to save the day. It made me smile. ( )
  ToniFGMAMTC | Jan 19, 2017 |
This was a very fun read. It's a Christmas read where everything goes wrong in a comedic way and then everyone pulls together to save the day. It made me smile. ( )
  ToniFGMAMTC | Jan 19, 2017 |
This is a fun little tale of someone who thought he'd game the system. He wanted to avoid the harsh realities of Christmas, only to have his plans crash around his ears.

I've had years where I felt like Krank, and years where I've felt like I was others amazed people would skip the holiday. So I understand both sides of this story. It's a quick read, light on text and nothing extravagant with the verbiage to make one slow to grab a dictionary.

I'd say many of the characters are caricatures and two dimensional image of small town USA. But for what it offers, it was entertaining. Worth recommending to others. ( )
  gilroy | Dec 19, 2016 |
got today at the library ( )
  KimSalyers | Oct 7, 2016 |
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The gate was packed with weary travelers, most of them standing and huddled along the walls because the meager allotment of plastic chairs had long since been taken.
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Imagine a year without Christmas. No crowded malls, no corny office parties, no fruitcakes, no unwanted presents. That’s just what Luther and Nora Krank have in mind when they decide that, just this once, they’ll skip the holiday altogether. Theirs will be the only house on Hemlock Street without a rooftop Frosty, they won’t be hosting their annual Christmas Eve bash, they aren’t even going to have a tree. They won’t need one, because come December 25 they’re setting sail on a Caribbean cruise. But as this weary couple is about to discover, skipping Christmas brings enormous consequences—and isn’t half as easy as they’d imagined.

A classic tale for modern times from a beloved storyteller, John Grisham’s Skipping Christmas offers a hilarious look at the chaos and frenzy that have become part of our holiday tradition.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0440242576, Mass Market Paperback)

Skipping Christmas: Christmas With The Kranks

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Imagine a year without Christmas. No crowded malls, no corny office parties, no fruitcakes, no unwanted presents.

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