The Keepers of the House
Publish date: April 10th 2012
Publisher: Open Road Media
Pages no: 312
Edition language: English
The Keepers of the House tells the story of several generations of the Howland family and their home in Alabama. There is a wonderful affection for the land in this book. "The frost-stripped trees and the bleached grasses glisten and shine in the small light. In the winter-emptied fields granite o...
Sometimes you come across a book that reminds you why you love your favorite genre. From me, the genre is literary fiction and for me The Keepers of The House is one of those books that reminds me why I am a literary fiction reader. The synopsis of the book is a little misleading. Yes, it is a sto...
Reading July 20096/20/2009: I just downloaded the audio book of The Keepers of the House from the library. I usually prefer to read books versus listen to them, because I often get distracted with I am listening to books on tape. But I've transferred the book to my Zune and I think I'll take it on ...
November evenings are quiet and still and dry. The frost-stripped trees and the bleached grasses glisten and shine in the small light. In the winter-emptied fields granite outcroppings gleam white and stark. The bones of the earth, old people call them. In the deepest fold of the land--to the southw...
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