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The Prize Winner Of Defiance, Ohio: How My Mother Raised 10 Kids On 25 Words Or Less
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Published First Time: August 1st 2005 by Pocket Star Books (first published April 1st 2001) Book Stars: 3.88 of 5 stars
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Original Book Title: The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio: How My Mother Raised 10 Kids on 25 Words or Less Additional Info: Paperback

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"The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio" introduces Evelyn Ryan, an enterprising woman who kept poverty at bay with wit, poetry, and perfect prose during the "contest era" of the 1950s and 1960s. Standing up to the church, her alcoholic husband, and antiquated ideas about women, Evelyn turned every financial challenge into an opportunity for innovation, all the while raising h "The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio" introduces Evelyn Ryan, an enterprising woman who kept poverty at bay with wit, poetry, and perfect prose during the "contest era" of the 1950s and 1960s. Standing up to the church, her alcoholic husband, and antiquated ideas about women, Evelyn turned every financial challenge into an opportunity for innovation, all the while raising her six sons and four daughters with the belief that miracles are an everyday occurrence. The inspiration for a major motion picture, Evelyn Ryan's story is told by her daughter Terry with an infectious joy that shows how a winning spirit and sense of humor can triumph over adversity every time.

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