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Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good

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Now available in large print--#1 New York Times bestselling author Jan Karon welcomes you back home to Mitford in this inspirational novel that "hits the sweet spot at the intersection of your heart and your funny bone" (USA Today). After five hectic years of retirement from Lord's Chapel, Father Tim Kavanagh returns with his wife, Cynthia, from the land of his Irish ancestors. While he's glad to be at home in Mitford, something is definitely missing from his life: a pulpit. But when he's offered one, he decides he doesn't want it.

For years, he believed he had a few answers. Now he has questions. How can he possibly help Dooley's younger brother, Sammy, make it through the fallout of a disasterous childhood? Could doing a good deed for the town bookstore be the best thing for his befuddled spirit? And who was riding through town in a limo? Not Edith Mallory.

Then an editorial in the weekly Muse poses a question that sets the whole town looking for answers: Does Mitford still take care of its own?
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Product details

  • Paperback | 688 pages
  • 150 x 226 x 30mm | 816g
  • Putnam Adult
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Large type / large print
  • Large type / large print edition
  • 0399172211
  • 9780399172212
  • 1,006,545

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Praise for Jan Karon "Jan Karon reflects contemporary culture more fully than almost any other living novelist."--Los Angeles Times

"The faster and more impersonal the world becomes, the more we need...Mitford."--Cleveland Plain Dealer

"Welcome home Mitford fans...to Karon's gift for illuminating the struggles that creep into everyday lives--along with a vividly imagined world."--People
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About Jan Karon

Jan Karon is the #1 New York Times-bestselling author of twenty-three books, including the Mitford novels, the Father Tim novels, a popular cookbook, and several books for children. She lives near Mr. Jefferson's Monticello, a World Heritage site in Central Virginia.
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Rating details

10,622 ratings
4.24 out of 5 stars
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4 34% (3,607)
3 14% (1,456)
2 3% (338)
1 1% (133)
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