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The fields of home;

Author: Ralph Moody
Publisher: New York, Norton [1953]
Series: Moody Series #3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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"The author's share of hardships and heart-throbs, revealed in 'Little Britches' and 'Man of the Family' continue when the family, moved from Colorado to the East, send him to work on his grandfather's farm in Maine. Grandpa's crabbiness is softened by Uncle Levi's visits, the planning of a new barn etc., and the end result is a satisfactory relationship between the old and the young."
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Genre/Form: Literatures
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Moody, Ralph, 1898-1982.
Fields of home.
New York, Norton [1953]
(OCoLC)600063061
Named Person: Ralph Moody; Ralph Moody
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph Moody
OCLC Number: 1524381
Description: 335 pages illustrations 22 cm.
Contents: From Colorado to Maine --
Grandfather's house --
The yella colt --
The mowing machine --
Snath and scythe --
I currycomb the yella colt --
Uncle Levi --
New tricks --
Uncle Levi teaches me to swing a scythe --
Slow and easy goes far in a day --
The horsefork disaster --
Millie agrees to help --
The Horsefork works --
Trouble with bees --
Grandfather sends me home --
I learn to draw a temper --
Grandfather finds the bees --
I meet Annie --
The stone rake --
The screen door bangs --
Grandfather's war, and mine --
Homecoming --
The colt and I become friends --
A thousand things to show me --
Grandfather sets his cap for 'Bijah --
'Bijah out-trades himself --
Butter making --
A holy place --
Annie is woman of the house --
Grandfather's war is almost over --
Dynamite --
The story pole --
New crops --
A God's wonder.
Series Title: Moody Series #3.
Responsibility: illustrated by Edward Shenton.

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"The author's share of hardships and heart-throbs, revealed in 'Little Britches' and 'Man of the Family' continue when the family, moved from Colorado to the East, send him to work on his grandfather's farm in Maine. Grandpa's crabbiness is softened by Uncle Levi's visits, the planning of a new barn etc., and the end result is a satisfactory relationship between the old and the young."

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