The Fields of Home

The Fields of Home

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by Ralph Moody, Edward Shenton
     
 

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The fatherless Moody family moved from Colorado to Medford, Massachusetts, in 1912, when Ralph was entering his teens. "I tried as hard as I could to be a city boy, but I didn't have very good luck," he says at the beginning of The Fields of Home. "Just little things that would have been all right in Colorado were always getting me in trouble." So he isSee more details below

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The fatherless Moody family moved from Colorado to Medford, Massachusetts, in 1912, when Ralph was entering his teens. "I tried as hard as I could to be a city boy, but I didn't have very good luck," he says at the beginning of The Fields of Home. "Just little things that would have been all right in Colorado were always getting me in trouble." So he is sent to his grandfather's farm in Maine, where he finds a new set of adventures.

Editorial Reviews

Chicago Tribune

"One of the happiest pieces of Americana produced in our times . . . Rich in good talk, good food, good living, and best of all, good people. It is the kind of book you keep hoping will never end."—Chicago Tribune
New York Times

"As bright and clean as clear water bubbling over rocks in a trout stream."—New York Times
San Francisco Chronicle

"A lively story . . . warm with humor; bright with incident and personality."—San Francisco Chronicle

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803281943
Publisher:
University of Nebraska Press
Publication date:
01/28/1993
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
335
Sales rank:
411,219
Product dimensions:
5.33(w) x 7.98(h) x 0.76(d)
Lexile:
960L (what's this?)

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