Growing Up Small

zippy3.jpgA Girl Named Zippy: Growing up Small in Mooreland, Indiana by Haven Kimmel.

This witty memoir about growing up in a small town in the 1970s is quirky, endearing and laugh-out-loud funny.  Although populated with some peculiar characters, this autobiography is not a depressing account of dysfunction. There is something joyful and uplifting, though certainly not pedestrian or saccharine, about Zippy’s unique angle of vision. Continue reading “Growing Up Small”