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A Walk in the Spring Rain, and the Orchard Children
The two works by Rachel Maddux reprinted in this volume could be called her "Tennessee" books. Both were written after Maddux and her husband, King Baker, moved to Houston County, Tennessee, in 1960, and both draw upon her experiences with and perceptions of life there in the 1960s and 1970s. A Walk in the Spring Rain is a novel, and The Orchard Children is nonfiction, but ...more
Hardcover, 328 pages
Published December 3rd 2005 by University of Tennessee Press
(first published January 1993)
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About a month ago I was in Boston to meet my first granddaughter and five days into my visit I caught a cold. So as not to infect the new parents, I checked into a hotel to medicate and catch up on my sleep. During that stay I watched Turner Classic Movies and happened upon A Walk in the Spring Rain with Anthony Quinn and Ingrid Bergman (1970). The movie so captivated me that I had to read the book published in 1960. The movie version differs quite a bit from the book. The personalities of some ...more