Thrush Green

Thrush Green

Book - 2002
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Miss Read's charming chronicles of small-town life have achieved an almost legendary popularity worldwide by offering a welcome return to a gentler time and "wit, humor, and wisdom in equal measure" (Cleveland Plain Dealer). This volume introduces Thrush Green, the neighboring village to Fairacre: its blackthorn bushes, thatch-roofed cottages, enchanting landscape, and jumble sales. Readers will delight in a new cast of characters and also welcome familiar faces as they become immersed in the village's turn of events on one pivotal day -- May Day. Before the day is over, life and love and perhaps eternity will touch the immemorial peace of the village.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 2002, c1959.
Edition: First Houghton Mifflin pbk. edition
ISBN: 9780618227594
0618227598
Branch Call Number: READ M
Characteristics: x, 226 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.

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rupapv
Jun 25, 2015

A nice read. Shows how to be content with a slow life in a village and to be grateful for things in life which might seem to be ordinary, but are actually blessings.

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scorpio21
Jan 02, 2011

A light easy ready.The first of the Thrush Green books. I have never read this one before.It was good to read about the characters that I love and how all the relationships started.It is so good to read about the innocence of children without all the electronic gadgets we have these days.

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