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    • Dinner with the Smileys

    • One Military Family, One Year of Heroes, and Lessons for a Lifetime
    • By: Sarah Smiley
    • Narrated by: Sarah Smiley
    • Length: 9 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 24

    The week before Thanksgiving 2011, Dustin Smiley left for a yearlong military deployment. Soon after, his son Ford, 11, invited Senator Susan Collins to fill his dad's chair at dinner. On January 3, 2012, Senator Collins came to dinner...and brought brownies. So began Dinner with the Smileys, nationally syndicated columnist Sarah Smiley's 52-week commitment to fill her husband's place at the family dinner table with interesting people - from schoolteachers to Olympians, professional athletes to famous authors, comedians to politicians - and unique role models for her three sons, even as she knows Dustin's seat cannot truly be "filled"

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very enjoyable family memoir

    • By Mark on 08-16-16

    Regular price: $17.09