The Roof Tree

The Roof Tree

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"[...]the key until she should be old enough to treat with respect those sentimental odds and ends which his women-folk had held sacred, and when the girl herself had "grown up"-she was eighteen now-some whimsey of clinging to the illusions and delights of anticipation had stayed her and held the curb upon her curiosity. Once opened the old trunk would no longer beckon with its mystery, and in this isolated life mysteries must not be lightly wasted. But this morning old Caleb Harper had prosaically settled the question for her. He had put that paper into her hand before he went over the ridge to the cornfield with his mule and plow.[...]."
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  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 12.7mm | 394.62g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507720580
  • 9781507720585