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Green Valley (Paperback) Loot Price: R255
Discovery Miles 2 550
Green Valley (Paperback): Katharine Reynolds

Green Valley (Paperback)

Katharine Reynolds

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Excerpt: ...places in her heart. All he said was that no man could ever have too many women praying for him and that he was grateful as only a man whose mother was sleeping thousands of miles away in a foreign land could be grateful. He had his mother's trick of letting people look quite suddenly into that part of his soul where he kept his finest thoughts and emotions. And people looked and saw and then usually tiptoed away in puzzled awe or a dim sympathy. And he had such a habit of turning common sense and daylight on matters which seemed so baffling until he explained them. It was just the minister's plain, common sense that finally got Hank Lolly into the church. When the minister first suggested that Hank ought to attend church services that worthy stared in amazed horror at his new friend. And he gave his perfectly good reasons why the likes of him had no right to step on what was Green Valley's sacred ground. "Hank, you are entirely mistaken. I have seen you go into Green Valley parlors and every other room in the house. I watched you move that clumsy old sideboard of Mrs. Luttins down that narrow stairway and then through the little side gate. You never chipped a bit of plaster or trampled a flower beside the walk. Why, you never even tore a bit of vine off the gate. And yesterday I saw you walking your horses ever so carefully to the station because inside the van little Jimmy Drummond was lying on stretchers, going to the hospital. And I was told that Doc Philipps said he wouldn't have trusted another driver with Jimmy." "But," groaned Hank, "people like me don't go to church." "Hank, most ministers don't ride around the country on a moving dray. But I rode out with you many a time and I sort of feel that you might come along with me now and then and see the people and things along my route. You've given me a good time and I'd like to pay back. You'll like the music and I'm sure you'll understand it all, because I talk English you know. And anyhow, ...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: August 2012
First published: August 2012
Authors: Katharine Reynolds
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 146
ISBN-13: 978-1-153-62532-6
Categories: Books > Fiction > General & literary fiction > Modern fiction
LSN: 1-153-62532-6
Barcode: 9781153625326

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