Storm in the Village
  • Alternative view 1 of Storm in the Village
  • Alternative view 2 of Storm in the Village

Storm in the Village

5.0 3
by Miss Read, Read, J.S. Goodall
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions


Trouble brews in the tiny country village of Fairacre when it is discovered that Farmer Miller’s Hundred Acre Field is slated for real estate development. Alarming rumors are circulating, among them the fear that the village school may close. The endearing schoolmistress Miss Read brings her inimitable blend of affection and clear-sighted candor to this…  See more details below

Overview


Trouble brews in the tiny country village of Fairacre when it is discovered that Farmer Miller’s Hundred Acre Field is slated for real estate development. Alarming rumors are circulating, among them the fear that the village school may close. The endearing schoolmistress Miss Read brings her inimitable blend of affection and clear-sighted candor to this report, in which a young girl finds her first love, an older woman accepts a new role in life, and the impassioned battle to save the village from being engulfed is at the forefront of every villager’s mind.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780618884162
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
05/02/2007
Series:
Beloved Fairacre Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
258
Sales rank:
508,797
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.58(d)

Related Subjects

Meet the Author

Miss Read (1913-2012) was the pseudonym of Mrs. Dora Saint, a former schoolteacher beloved for her novels of English rural life, especially those set in the fictional villages of Thrush Green and Fairacre. The first of these, Village School, was published in 1955, and Miss Read continued to write until her retirement in 1996. In the 1998, she was awarded an MBE, or Member of the Order of the British Empire, for her services to literature. 

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >