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At Home in Mitford

Karon, Jan

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ISBN 10: 0670882259 / ISBN 13: 9780670882250
Published by Viking
Condition: Good Hardcover
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0670882259 First Edition 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2. DJ has light wear, price intact. No markings. Binding solid. Only real flaw is side of text block has very light stains, looks like something spilled, it is minimal. Bookseller Inventory # SKUJAN1216807

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Title: At Home in Mitford

Publisher: Viking

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

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Thrice nominated for the American Bookseller Association's ABBY Award, the first book in the author's beloved Mitford Years novels, which chronicle the lives of the endearing residents of a small town, is reissued in a deluxe hardcover edition.


Father Tim, a cherished small-town rector, is the steadfast soldier in this beloved slice of life story set in an American village where the grass is still green, the pickets are still white, and the air still smells sweet. The rector's forthright secretary, Emma Garret, worries about her employer, as she sees past his Christian cheerfulness into his aching loneliness. Slowly but surely, the empty places in Father Tim's heart do get filled. First with a gangly stray dog, later with a seemingly stray boy, and finally with the realization that he is stumbling into love with his independent and Christian-wise next-door neighbor. Much more than a gentle love story, this is a homespun tale about a town of endearing characters-- including a mysterious jewel thief--who are as quirky and popular as those of Mayberry, R.F.D. --Gail Hudson

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