The Fields of Home (Paperback)

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Description


The fatherless Moody family moved from Colorado to Medford, Massachusetts, in 1912, when Ralph was entering his teens. "I tried as hard as I could to be a city boy, but I didn't have very good luck," he says at the beginning of The Fields of Home. "Just little things that would have been all right in Colorado were always getting me in trouble." So he is sent to his grandfather's farm in Maine, where he finds a new set of adventures.

About the Author


Western writer Ralph Moody (1898–1982) grew up in Carson territory in southeastern Colorado. He is the author of seventeen books, including Come on Seabiscuit! and his series Little Britches, all available in Bison Books editions.

Praise For…


"One of the happiest pieces of Americana produced in our times . . . Rich in good talk, good food, good living, and best of all, good people. It is the kind of book you keep hoping will never end."—Chicago Tribune

— Chicago Tribune

"As bright and clean as clear water bubbling over rocks in a trout stream."—New York Times

— New York Times

"A lively story . . . warm with humor; bright with incident and personality."—San Francisco Chronicle

— San Francisco Chronicle
Product Details
ISBN: 9780803281943
ISBN-10: 0803281943
Publisher: Bison Books
Publication Date: January 1st, 1993
Pages: 335
Language: English