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Publisher's Summary

It is the summer of 1944, and nine-year-old Andy Catlett is engrossed in the wide easy countryside near Port William, Kentucky. But sadness, loss, and mystery invade Andy's world on a hot July afternoon when his Uncle Andrew is murdered.
©2008 Wendell Berry; (P)2009 christianaudio.com
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Critic Reviews

"Berry shows us the psychic costs of misplaced family pride and social rigidity, and yet he also celebrates the benevolent blessing of familial love. This is simple, soul-satisfying storytelling, augmented by understated humor and quiet insight." (Publishers Weekly)
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5 out of 5 stars
By Stephen York on 11-03-17

Highly recommended book to you!

Stunning! Vintage Wendell Berry! A must read. 5 Stars! Buy this book from your independent bookseller!

Rev. Stephen York
Maine

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5 out of 5 stars
By mike holt on 05-05-16

loved it

Great story, easy to follow. excellent narration. My first from Wendell Berry but definitely not my last. I hope there's more Narrated by Micheal Kramer

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5 out of 5 stars
By Michelle Gattone on 04-27-16

Thoroughly beautiful

I liked the southern accent of the narrator, it suited the pace of the author. The sort of book that can only be a book because it is too beautiful and imagined to be anything but a story told to another. I felt like I was there despite growing up in Australia and never having been to the southern American states.

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