Limestone County Almanac by Lynne Bevan DeMichele

By Lynne Bevan DeMichele

The bible of prairie lifestyles used to be the almanac.

Limestone County Almanac is a fantastically honed selection of loosely similar tales concerning the humans of Mount Nebo, a farm city in southern Illinois. The 4 elements of the publication correspond to the seasons that ruled state life—planting, transforming into, harvesting, and hunkering down for iciness. The vibrant, occasionally somber, frequently hilarious own tales you’ll come upon span the years of the good melancholy, international struggle II, and the post-war restoration, as lived within the sprawling prairie countryside.

Through the eyes of the mysterious rural postman, Denton Kamermeyerer, you are going to come to grasp a wonderful meeting of characters whose lives intertwine with secrets and techniques, joys, and the sometimes tragic charges of lifestyle. the outlet scene is an early foggy morning on the town’s previous cemetery, the place a lone determine contemplates a clean grave—that of postman Kamermeyerer, surrounded through the headstones of the folk whose lives he saw in his day-by-day rounds.

After WWI, fleeing the “still clean blood of memory,” the postman involves comprehend the simple-living, singular humans of Limestone County. And finally, he reveals his personal peace between them. As he drives his day-by-day direction he jots down observations in his little notebooks… issues he witnessed that “not even Faulkner can have imagined!”

About the Author:
Lynne Bevan DeMichele, a farmer’s daughter, is and newspaper author and editor, now retired and dwelling on Puget Sound. Her father’s stories of “the previous days” at the farm are the seed mattress for the tales of this booklet. She is at present writing her subsequent ebook, The Moon is usually Wild.

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