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Under the Heavens

  • By Thomas Nye
$22.75
Lenny happened to notice his blurry reflection on the windowpane. He knew it was his image; nevertheless, he couldn't recognize his own face. Those almond-shaped eyes and dark-brown hair belonged to him, yet, inside, he felt disconnected from his past, having never known his own father. Grandpa had insisted, "Leonard, needs to come spend a summer at the home-place ..." A teenage boy, struggling with his identity, reluctantly leaves his modern, city-life behind and enters the slow-paced, mysterious world of the Amish. Grandpa teaches Lenny to farm with draft horses, a tranquil experience that seeps into his soul, changing his perspective. A neighbor girl appears while he is working in the fields, weaving a romance in the fabric of his summer. Lenny discovers that everyday on an Amish farm is an adventure. Thunderstorms rumble above, as a fragile relationship, between an Amish family and their non-Amish visitor, begins to unravel. Daybreak in a cow pasture, plowing with horses, enchanting moonlit buggy rides, and picturesque sunsets are all part of life, Under the Heavens.

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9781936746798
    • Manufacturer: Crosslink Pub
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9781936746798
    • Publication Date: 12/01/2013
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Thomas Nye
    • Page Count: 412
    • Width: 6.00 inches
    • Height: 0.92 inches
    • Length: 9.00 inches
    • Weight: 1.33 pounds
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