In This Mountain (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Apr 29, 2003 - Fiction - 400 pages
16 Reviews
Father Tim and Cynthia have been at home in Mitford for three years since returning from Whitecap Island.

In the little town that's home-away-from-home to millions of readers, life hums along as usual. Dooley looks toward his career as a vet; Joe Ivey and Fancy Skinner fight a haircut price war that takes no prisoners; and Percy steps out on a limb with a risky new menu item at the Main Street Grill.

Though Father Tim dislikes change, he dislikes retirement even more. As he and Cynthia gear up for a year-long ministry across the state line, a series of events sends shock waves through his faith-and the whole town of Mitford.

In her seventh novel in the bestselling Mitford Years series, Jan Karon delivers surprises of every kind, including the return of the man in the attic and an ending that no one in Mitford will ever forget.
  

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Review: In This Mountain (Mitford Years #7)

User Review  - Kimberly - Goodreads

This seemingly simple lovely village and it's people has captivated my heart. This book in the series was just what i needed. Like Father Tims sermon it seemed directed towards me. Read full review

Review: In This Mountain (Mitford Years #7)

User Review  - KathyJ - Goodreads

This is the end-of-the-line for myself and the Mitford Series. I have been charmed and amused by the characters along the way, but the story development and characters' responses are beginning to feel ... Read full review

Contents

Go and Tell
1
Mixed Blessings
18
The Future Hour
39
wwwseekfindcom
60
A Sudden Darkness
76
The Vale
91
Grace Sufficient
102
Tender Mercies
113
Sammy
198
Waiting for Wings
209
In This Mountain
227
Gizzards Today
246
A Coal Yet Burning
260
Looking Alike
277
A Day in Thy Courts
301
In Everything
316

Touching God
127
Up and Doing
142
To Sing in the Dark
163
Where the Heart Is
179
Salmon Roulade
329
Even to the Dust
345
A Place of Springs
368
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About the author (2003)

Jan Karon, born Janice Meredith Wilson in the foothills of North Carolina, was named after the title of a popular novel, Janice Meredith.

Jan wrote her first novel at the age of ten. "The manuscript was written on Blue Horse notebook paper, and was, for good reason, kept hidden from my sister. When she found it, she discovered the one curse word I had, with pounding heart, included in someone's speech. For Pete's sake, hadn't Rhett Butler used that very same word and gotten away with it? After my grandmother's exceedingly focused reproof, I've written books without cussin' ever since."

Several years ago, Karon left a successful career in advertising to move to the mountain village of Blowing Rock, North Carolina, and write books. "I stepped out on faith to follow my lifelong dream of being an author," she says. "I made real sacrifices and took big risks. But living, it seems to me, is largely about risk."

Enthusiastic booksellers across the country have introduced readers of all ages to Karon's heartwarming books. At Home in Mitford, Karon's first book in the Mitford series, was nominated for an ABBY by the American Booksellers Association in 1996 and again in 1997. Bookstore owner, Shirley Sprinkle, says, "The Mitford Books have been our all-time fiction bestsellers since we went in business twenty-five years ago. We've sold 10,000 of Jan's books and don't see any end to the Mitford phenomenon."

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