In This Mountain
By Jan Karon
(Random House Large Print, Paperback, Large Print, 9780375728204, 672pp.)
Publication Date: April 29, 2003
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Moving. Soul searching. Timely.
In This Mountain is Jan Karon's newest and best.
Father Tim and Cynthia have been at home in Mitford for three years since returning from Whitecap Island.
In the little town that's home-away-from-home to millions of readers, life hums along as usual. Dooley looks toward his career as a vet; Joe Ivey and Fancy Skinner fight a haircut price war that takes no prisoners; and Percey steps out on a limb with a risky new menu item at the Main Street Grill.
Though Father Tim dislikes change, he dislikes retirement even more. As he and Cynthia gear up for a year-long ministry across the state line, a series of events send shock waves through his faith - and the whole town of Mitford.
In her seventh novel in the bestselling Mitford Years series, Jan Karon delivers surprises of every kind, including the return of the man in the attic and an ending that no one in Mitford will ever forget.
Jan Karon, who lives in Blowing Rock, North Carolina, was an award-winning advertising executive before following her dream of writing books. She is the author of five Mitford novels. At Home in Mitford and Out of Canaan appeared on the New York Times and other bestseller lists. At Home in Mitford was named am ABBY Honor Book by the American Booksellers Association in 1996, 1997, and 1998.