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David Giffels Goes All The Way Home

Posted Monday, September 1, 2008

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David Giffels Goes All The Way Home Guys with masters degrees in creative writing don't typically live in mansions. Unless, of course, the mansion is falling down and sells for just 65-thousand dollars, and the guy with the degree is David Giffels. Twelve years ago, Giffels and his wife moved their growing family into a crumbling relic and began to kick out the raccoons and the wisteria in the attic. The Beacon Journal columnist tells the story--part This Old House, very little Father Knows Best, very enjoyably written--in his new book All the Way Home: Building a Family in a Falling Down House. Monday morning at 9 o'clock, we bring you a special Labor Day rebroadcast of our conversation with David Giffels.

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Arts and Culture, Other, Housing/Real Estate, Parenting/Child Care

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Check out a slideshow of the home restoration.
Meet David Giffels Monday night, September 8th, at Cuyahoga County Public Library’s Parma-South Branch at 7pm. The event is free and open to the public.

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