Haven's WakeeBook - 2013
Early July, and the corn in eastern Nebraska stands ten feet tall; after a near-decade of drought, it seems too good to be true, and everyone is watching the sky for trouble. For the Grebels, whose plots of organic crops trace a modest patchwork among the vast fields of soybeans and corn, trouble arrives from a different quarter in the form of Elsa's voice on her estranged son's answering machine: "Your father's dead. You'll probably want to come home." When a tractor accident fells the patriarch of this Mennonite family, the threads holding them together are suddenly drawn taut, si.
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2013
Characteristics: 1 online resource