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November Grass

4.03  ·  Rating Details ·  31 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Fiction. "A beautiful book, half novel, half meditation. A twenty-three-year-old farm wife watches over her small herd grazing along a roadside where few cars pass, and she thinks about years gone by and years to come, living the timeless days of the shepherd's and the herder's life, a slow and certain rhythm that frees the mind to consider the changes of the earth and the ...more
Paperback, 193 pages
Published January 1st 2001 by Heyday Books (first published 1940)
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This was one of those books I just pulled off the library shelf for no particular reason. I took it home because the forward was by Ursula K. LeGuin. She first picked it up as a paperback, drawn to it by a painting of hills on the cover and a blurb that inaccurately placed it in California's Great Central Valley, when she says it actually takes place farther south.

From LeGuin's forward: "For those who already love the hills and valleys of California, the poignant accuracy of the landscape and we
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“Life, she felt, is like a long unbroken line when one dies in the same place in which he was born. Childhood doesn't seem long ago when every day a man sees the same things he saw the first time he began to look around. Then there can't seem such a sharp division between youth and age. A person would grow into his years like a tree.” 0 likes
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