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When he first moved to the farm, David Winters, dizzy with born-again rural
fervour, had cleaned and reconsecrated this barn. Later Benjamin — his son,
Timmy's father — had helped him carry water to the troughs and load hay into the
This was a farm so poor, David said, that its previous owners had virtually
abandoned it in order to find work in the city. He walked through the gate to the
grassy area between house and barns. One summer when he was a boy his
mother had ...
He kept going until he had crested one of the hills and could look down at the
whole valley — fields stretching out towards the neighbouring farm, dots of cattle
grazing; and then, turning back to the house, he could see the farm buildings ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - gypsysmom - LibraryThing
This is the second book by Matt Cohen that I have read. I read Elizabeth and After a year and a half ago and enjoyed it. I knew that I had this other book on my TBR pile and that I wanted to read it ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - bhowell - LibraryThing
This book was originally published in 1990 but was re-issued in 2007 when it was made into a movie staring Susan Sarandon and Christopher Plummer. It's a good read and not overly long, moving from a ... Read full review