Originally published in hardcover in 1967 by Little, Brown & Co., Boston, Mass. Having gone out of print after 29 years in hardcover and 32 years in paperback (by Bantam, NYC), this volume and the other five volumes in The Winning of America (Narratives of America) are presently being reprinted by The Jesse Stuart Foundation, Ashland, Kentucky.
Things We Once Held Dear by Ann Tatlock. The foundations of Neil Sadler's small-town #life had been rocked by the suspicious #death of Helen Syfert, the mother of Neil's friend Mary. Years later, living and working in New York City, Neil struggles to recover from a more recent #loss. Intent on #repairing his #shattered #world, Neil returns to his hometown of Mason, Ohio, where he reconnects with Mary.