From the Back Cover
Joseph, a small-town schoolteacher, has always lived a quiet life – at least until his forty-third year, when he suddenly finds himself at a crossroads. He is faced by several dilemmas: he has to decide whether to learn how to work the land on the farm where he was raised, or leave in search of wider, more worldly horizons; he has to choose between Catherine, a tantalizing and sensuous young student, and Rosealee, his beautiful and faithful childhood friend. Perhaps his anxious twin sister and the wise family doctor can advise him, or perhaps he is beyond their help, lost forever in a limbo of hesitation …
“Jim Harrison stands high among writers of his generation.”
“'Farmer' is a sensitive, powerful love story about a man on the cutting edge of life. The characters are so real that often my eyes filled up with tears at their plight, their human helplessness.”
Also available in Flamingo: 'The Woman Lit by Fireflies, A Good Day to Die, Legends of the Fall, Wolf' and 'Warlock'.
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