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The Prize Winner Of Defiance Ohio

Terry Ryan

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.

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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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.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Carrington MacDuffie

Length:

8h 12m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

29:39


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

17:45


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

14:23


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

18:37


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

21:40


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

13:59


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

16:42


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

20:19


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

22:51


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

26:32


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

16:56


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

17:49


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

17:25


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

18:56


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

17:10


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

18:34


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

24:32


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

24:20


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

16:00


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

17:24


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

10:09


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

17:04


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

15:39


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

19:34


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

17:01


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

21:31