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Hold Autumn in Your Hand
Hold Autumn in Your Hand
Author: George Sessions Perry
ISBN-13: 9780826303776
ISBN-10: 0826303773
Publication Date: 4/1/1975
Pages: 260
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Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
Book Type: Paperback
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Hold Autumn in Your Hand, is the memorable story of Sam Tucker and the year that he contracts to farm sixty-eight acres of San Pedro bottomland. He is eager to work the rich soil despite the fact that he will earn only six bits a day. Sam, his wife Nona, their two children, and one of the most irrepressible grandmothers in modern fiction absorb the reader in their joys and disappointments. This novel is built around Sam Tuckers determination to use his knowledge of the land and hard work to provide food for his family and hope for the future.

This farm novel set in 1930s Texas is a winner of the National Book Award. It is built around Sam Tuckers determination to use his knowledge of the land and hard work to provide food for his family and hope for the future.