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Peaceful Lane? John Ross

Peaceful Lane?

John Ross

Published December 28th 2000
ISBN : 9780738826165
Paperback
208 pages
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The Binner family lives on Peaceful Lane in a typical development house. They are about to get an au pere girl from England to care for their two children, Carrie, 5, and Eddie, 7 going on 8. John Binner is an engineer with a propensity for usingMoreThe Binner family lives on Peaceful Lane in a typical development house. They are about to get an au pere girl from England to care for their two children, Carrie, 5, and Eddie, 7 going on 8. John Binner is an engineer with a propensity for using expletives, which naturally the children quickly learn and randomly apply . Cindy Binner is the glue that holds the family together. Richard Binner, an occasional visitor, is Johns unmarried, younger, brother. Peaceful Lane isnt very peaceful.Author Biography: The author is a chemical engineer and retired high school science teacher whose family and experiences in the early 1960s are portrayed in this book. He has two children, Ralph and Amy, who were the prototypes for the children in the book, and now have children of their own. While his children have fled the nest, the author still lives on the same street where the children grew up, and when his grandchildren visit -- there are presently nine of them -- it isnt very peaceful.