Home to Holly Springs Author:Jan Karon After more than 38 years, Father Tim Kavanagh, who left his childhood home of Holly Springs, Misiissippi, determined never to return, receives a handwritten note postmarked Holly Springs. Cryptic and unsigned, it says only "Come home". These two words compel him to stake the most disturbing journey of his life. They also lead him to a truth that... more » will change his life forever.
Whatever became of Tommy Noles, his forbidden childhood friend, and Peggy, the loving woman who was like a second mother? What were the facts behind the court tiral that drove the Kavanagh family even further apart?
He figures Thomas Wolfe was right: You can't go home again. Then he discovers the truth: A surprising number of old connections have miraculously survived time and neglecct.
In this first of the Father Tim novels, Jan Karon takes her celebrated Mitford character to territory he has long avoided, the uncharted territory of family, giving us a spellbinding and poignant narrative laced with the wisdom and forgiveness only a trip back home can inspire« less