The Heart's Country

The Heart's Country

4 (2 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

List price: US$9.99

Currently unavailable

We can notify you when this item is back in stock

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

"[...]torn blue gingham, and the Sweeney baby, and the whole of it together up a tree. Ellen now looked down on me. Her generous mouth with its tip-tilted corners-an exotic, lovable mouth, too large for beauty, but of a remarkable texture and color-now drooped and her eyes filled, -filled beautifully, and yet did not brim over. And for all the droop of the mouth, the saddest little smile I have ever seen hovered about its corners. "Won't you please say that this is my brother?" she pleaded. Though I knew it was the Sweeney baby and though I knew she was play-acting all of it, stubborn and downright child though I was, something gripped my heart. Though I couldn't have then put it into words, there was a wistfulness and a heart-hunger about her that played a game with me. It was my first encounter and my first overthrow.[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 6.6mm | 226.8g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507525397
  • 9781507525395

Rating details

2 ratings
4 out of 5 stars
5 50% (1)
4 0% (0)
3 50% (1)
2 0% (0)
1 0% (0)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X