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The Fields of Home.

Author: Ralph Moody
Publisher: Lincoln : UNP - Bison Books, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Moody, Ralph.
Fields of Home.
Lincoln : UNP - Bison Books, ©2013
Named Person: Ralph Moody; Ralph Moody
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph Moody
ISBN: 9780803283343 0803283342
OCLC Number: 866448288
Description: 1 online resource (496 pages)
Contents: Books by Ralph Moody; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; 1. From Colorado to Maine; 2. Grandfather's House; 3. The Yella Colt; 4. The Mowing Machine; 5. Snath and Scythe; 6. I Currycomb the Yella Colt; 7. Uncle Levi; 8. New Tricks; 9. Uncle Levi Teaches Me to Swing a Scythe; 10. Slow and Easy Goes Far in a Day; 11. The Horsefork Disaster; 12. Millie Agrees to Help; 13. The Horsefork Works; 14. Trouble with Bees; 15. Grandfather Sends Me Home; 16. I Learn to Draw a Temper; 17. Grandfather Finds the Bees; 18. I Meet Annie; 19. The Stone Rake; 20. The Screen Door Bangs. 21. Grandfather's War, and Mine22. Homecoming; 23. The Colt and I Become Friends; 24. A Thousand Things to Show Me; 25. Grandfather Sets His Cap for 'Bijah; 26. 'Bijah Out-trades Himself; 27. Butter Making; 28. A Holy Place; 29. Annie Is Woman of the House; 30. Grandfather's War Is Almost Over; 31. Dynamite; 32. The Story Pole; 33. New Crops; 34. A God's Wonder.
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The fatherless Moody family moved from Colorado to Medford, Massachusetts, in 1912, when the author was entering his teens. 'I tried as hard as I could to be a city boy, but I didn't have very good  Read more...

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