First Rite

First Rite

by John Cole, Mary Beth Owens
     
 
This is the poignantly told, beautifully illustrated story of a time-honored Maine tradition: cutting the family Christmas tree in the woods. It is late in the day as the author trudges through fast-falling snow, searching for just the right tree in the waning light. On his way, he is accompanied not only by the wild creatures of his coastal homestead but by the

Overview

This is the poignantly told, beautifully illustrated story of a time-honored Maine tradition: cutting the family Christmas tree in the woods. It is late in the day as the author trudges through fast-falling snow, searching for just the right tree in the waning light. On his way, he is accompanied not only by the wild creatures of his coastal homestead but by the memories of childhood Christmases and thoughts of others who held this land before him.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780892726219
Publisher:
Down East Books
Publication date:
01/28/2004
Pages:
52
Product dimensions:
4.93(w) x 6.42(h) x 0.38(d)

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