Millions of readers have come home to Mitford, the little town with the
big heart, whose endearing and eccentric residents have become like
family members. But now change is coming to the hamlet. Father Tim, the
Episcopal rector, and his wife Cynthia are pondering retirement; a brash
new mayoral candidate is calling for aggressive development; a
suspicious realtor with plans for a health spa is eyeing the beloved
house on the hill; and, worst of all, the Sweet Stuff Bakery may be
closing. Meanwhile, ordinary people are leading the extraordinary lives
that hundreds of thousands of readers have found so inviting and
Peopled with the lovable cast of characters familiar to so many, and peppered with plenty of new and colorful personalities, Out to Canaan
is filled to the brim with the mysteries and miracles that make
everyday life worth living, and that make Mitford one of the most
memorable small towns in recent literature.
Trade Paperback. Excellent, near-mint condition. 1998. 342 pages.
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