By Joan Sisson
This delightful book, an illustrated collection of short stories, musings, fact and fiction, titled “Smiles” that is designed “as a short read while waiting” authored and illustrated by a widely-published Montana writer from the Bitterroot Valley town of Hamilton takes an often amusing and always delightful look at life. Issued in 5½ by 8½-inch format with 102 pages, “Smiles” taps into the vagaries of life in thoughtful and often amusing way. The books author, Joan Sisson, is a widely-published author who, with her husband, Dave, a retired chemist, moved to Hamilton in the summer of 2004. This is Joan’s seventh book. She has written several books for teens, Echo Valley (1984), Green Eyes at Echo Valley (198) and Dan (2007); the first two are now in their second printings, plus two books for young children, Marigold (1988) and One Little Heifer (1993). She also has compiled her father’s autobiography, A Life In Each Decade of the 20th Century, a book of interest to both historians and genealogists for its eye-witness accounts. Numerous illustrations by the author.
ISBN 1-931291-70-5 Smiles – $10.00