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Prairie Silence

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Written by Melanie HoffertAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Melanie Hoffert

  • Format: eBook
  • Publisher: Beacon Press
  • On Sale: January 8, 2013
  • Price: $24.95
  • ISBN: 978-0-8070-4474-2 (0-8070-4474-1)
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.


Chapter 1: The Allure of Grain Trucks
Chapter 2: Silent Prairie Beginnings
Chapter 3: Harvest Retreat
Chapter 4: When Love Gains a Face
Chapter 5: Rubbers and Nipples on the Farm
Chapter 6: The Last Kiss
Chapter 7: Yoga in the Air
Chapter 8: Born Again for the First Time
Chapter 9: Small-Town Tour
Chapter 10: The Boy
Chapter 11: Floating toward the Light
Chapter 12: Redheaded Redneck
Chapter 13: Bible Camp
Chapter 14: God’s Followers
Chapter 15: The Plainness of Holiness
Chapter 16: Grain Truck Apprenticeship
Chapter 17: Sheets and Lights
Chapter 18: Tiny Cowboy Town
Chapter 19: Flow
Chapter 20: The Last of the Barns
Epilogue: Going Home