Northern Borders by Howard Frank Mosher

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Spending the summer of 1948 with his grandparents on Vermont's Canadian border, six-year-old Austen Kittredge finds a new home on their farm amidst the Lost Nation community of country fairs, game hunting, one-room schools, and family life.
 

About Howard Frank Mosher

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Howard Frank Mosher is the author of many books, including "North Country: A Personal Journey Through the Borderland," "A Stranger in the Kingdom," & "Where the Rivers Flow North.
 
Published August 12, 2014 by Mariner Books. 308 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Mosher (A Stranger in the Kingdom, 1989, etc.) is on familiar territory in his nostalgic fifth novel of life in northern Vermont's Kingdom County, as told by a man remembering his boyhood on the farm of his beloved grandparents.

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Haunting, pastoral images and odd, unforgettable characters pervade this spellbinding tale of rural northern Vermont in the late 1940s and 1950s. Through the memories of Austen Kittredge III, who live

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A week after his final radiation treatment, which coincides with the publication of his new novel, Mosher sets out on the Great American Book Tour in his 20-year-old Chevy Celebrity (the Loser Cruiser), which has 280,000 miles on the odometer, stopping at America’s great independent bookstores ...

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This haunting, unforgettable novel of rural northern Vermont in the '40s and '50s was a New England Booksellers Association award winner.

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From his hard-working, misanthropic grandfather, the self-proclaimed ``meanest old bastard in Kingdom County,'' and his equally willful grandmother Abiah, fascinated by Egyptology and constantly battling with her husband, Austen receives a unique education, filled with dramatic introductions to n...

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