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Farther Afield (The Fairacre Series #11)

Read, Miss

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ISBN 10: 0395204275 / ISBN 13: 9780395204276
Published by Houghton Mifflin
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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0395204275 First Edition 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. NOT the common book club edition. DJ has light wear, small scuff on front top, 2 tiny punctures, one on spine, one on back near spine, price intact $6.95. Book is in Near Fine condition. No markings. Bookseller Inventory # SKUJAN1215276

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Title: Farther Afield (The Fairacre Series #11)

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

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Open the gate to Fairacre, America’s favorite English village.

The end of a school year often brings unmitigated rapture for schoolteachers, and so it should for Miss Read, schoolmistress in the charming English village of Fairacre. But on the very first day of the long summer holiday, she falls and breaks her arm. Just when her summer seems ruined, her old friend, Amy Garfield, comes to her aid with a diverting suggestion. They travel to Crete for two weeks, and the change of scene provides a welcome break for both of them. When Miss Read returns, refreshed, to her beloved village, she is ready to tackle the problems that await her.

About the Author:

Miss Read is the pseudonym of Mrs. Dora Saint, a former schoolteacher beloved for her novels of English rural life, especially those set in the fictional villages of Thrush Green and Fairacre. The first of these, Village School, was published in 1955, and Miss Read continued to write until her retirement in 1996. In the 1998, she was awarded an MBE, or Member of the Order of the British Empire, for her services to literature. She lives in Berkshire.

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