At Home in Mitford: The Mitford Series   -     By: Jan Karon
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At Home in Mitford: The Mitford Series

Penguin Putnam Inc. / 1996 / Paperback

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It's easy to feel at home in Mitford. In these high, green hills, the air is pure, the village is charming, and the people are generally lovable. Yet, Father Tim, the bachelor rector, wants something more. Enter a dog the size of a sofa sho moves in and won't go away. Add an attractive neighbor who begins wearing a path through the hedge. Now, stir in a lovable but unloved boy, a mystifying jewel theft, and a secret that's sixty years old. Suddenly, father Tim gets more than he bargained for. And readers get a rich, provincial comedy in which mysteries and miracles abound.

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Format: Paperback
Vendor: Penguin Putnam Inc.
Publication Date: 1996
Dimensions: 8.5 X 5.5 (inches)
ISBN: 014025448X
ISBN-13: 9780140254488
UPC: 051488013952
Availability: In Stock
Series: Mitford

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Publisher's Description

The first novel in Jan Karon’s bestselling and beloved Mitford series--now available in a new 20th Anniversary Edition, including an introductory letter by the author

It's easy to feel at home in Mitford, North Carolina. In these high, green hills, the air is pure, the village is charming, and the people are friendly. Yet, Father Tim, the bachelor rector, wants something more. Enter a dog the size of a sofa who moves in and won't go away. Add an attractive neighbor who begins wearing a path through the hedge. Now, stir in a lovable but unloved boy, a mystifying jewel theft, and a secret that's sixty years old. Suddenly, Father Tim gets more than he bargained for. And readers get a rich comedy about ordinary people and their ordinary lives.
  

Author Bio

Jan Karon is the author of the bestselling series of nine Mitford novels featuring Father Timothy Kavanagh, an Episcopal priest, and the fictional village of Mitford. Set in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Karon's Mitford books include At Home in Mitford; A Light in the Window; These High, Green Hills; Out to Canaan; A New Song; A Common Life: The Wedding Story; In This Mountain; Shepherd's Abiding; and Light from Heaven. Her latest series, the "Father Tim Novels," includes Home to Holly Springs and In the Company of Others, set in Ireland. There are over forty million Mitford and Father Tim novels, children’s books, and CDs in print.

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  1. 5 Stars Out Of 5
    At Home In Mitford
    October 8, 2014
    Kitty
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This is the first in a wonderfully entertaining and uplifting series. Can't say enough about how I have been blessed to read the entire series, starting with this book!
  2. Hazel Crest, IL
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Heartwarming!!
    March 18, 2014
    lynnduckett
    Hazel Crest, IL
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    Every now and then one comes across a story that is so good in the telling, you almost feel like you can see every scene, feel the emotions, hear the sounds and even your tongue salivates at the foods mentioned. The lives of Father Tim, Cynthia, Dooley and the rest is a wonderful read. Every book. So if you are looking to get away from the stress of life for a while ride along with Jan Karon's wonderful story of a small town and it's cast of characters.
  3. 5 Stars Out Of 5
    The Simple Life
    January 25, 2013
    Kathy
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    The simple life, oh how we all long for it, in Mitford you will find it. Jan Karon writes with a style similiar to James Herriot in his "All Creatures Great and Small" series. Jan also weaves her Christian faith throughtout the book in a way which is relevant to her reader. Put the kettle on, make some tea, sit down in a cozy chair and become acquainted with the people who live in Mitford.You'll be glad you did.
  4. Wausau WI
    Age: Over 65
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Spellbinding!
    November 17, 2011
    patfae
    Wausau WI
    Age: Over 65
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This review was written for At Home in Mitford (large-print edition).
    I am nearly finished with the Mitford Series, and I will cry when it is finished. They are the very best books I have ever enjoyed. I will do the Father Tim series, which I have previewed. The characters in these books have become like family and best friends. I have giggled out loud, laughed and even cried with the people. I will have to re-read them soon, as they add so much pleasure and spiritual blessings to my life! I wish Jan Karon could continue them on and on!! My sincere thanks to her!!
  5. Eva, AL
    Age: 25-34
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    May 27, 2011
    anweaver
    Eva, AL
    Age: 25-34
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    The Mitford Series are the best books. I would highly recommend them to anyone out there.
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