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by Laurie Alberts

Author: Laurie Alberts
Subcategory: Genre Fiction
Language: English
Publisher: UPNE; Advance Copy edition (September 15, 1996)
Pages: 330 pages
Category: Fiction and Literature
Rating: 4.4
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Shelby, Vermont is a place torn between stasis and change, a contemporary New England town "where time was revealed not by geology, but by tumbling stone walls" and, increasingly, the division of family farms into "executive lots" where rich Flatlanders build expensive homes.

Shelby, Vermont is a place torn between stasis and change, a contemporary New England town "where time was revealed not by geology, but by tumbling stone walls" and, increasingly, the division of family farms into "executive lots" where rich Flatlanders build expensive homes.

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Published 1996 by University Press of New England in Hanover, NH. Written in English. 318 p. : Number of pages.

Series: Hardscrabble Books-Fiction of New England. Incredible view of America before it was America. Based on history and educated fiction this book looks at our country when France, Britain and various Native peoples all were in contention for the same lands. It is hard to imagine America as colonies of English citizens, French traders, trappers, and colonists in New France. Here is an excellent look at how it may have been seen through the life of a mostly fictitious native American.

Narrated in turn by each of these skillfully drawn characters, ''The Price of Land in Shelby'' offers a portrait of rural New England stripped of any trace of sentimentality.

Set amid the aching beauty and devastating poverty of rural Vermont, Laurie Alberts's third novel traces nearly 30 years in the lives of the five Chartrain children, from the late 1960's to the present. As their father drinks his way through dinner each night, cursing his wife, who is dying of cancer, the children struggle through adolescence, bearing its scars on into adulthood. Narrated in turn by each of these skillfully drawn characters, ''The Price of Land in Shelby'' offers a portrait of rural New England stripped of any trace of sentimentality.

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Book Condition: Very Good. Author: Alberts, Laurie. Publisher: Hanover, NH ; London : University Press Of New England. Publication Year: 1996. ISBN: Does Not Apply. MW Books Select Antiquarian Books.

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Shelby, Vermont is a place torn between stasis and change, a contemporary New England town "where time was . September 1996 : USA Paperback.

Shelby, Vermont is a place torn between stasis and change, a contemporary New England town "where time was revealed not by geology, but by tumbling stone walls" and, increasingly, the division of family farms into "executive lots" where rich Flatlanders build expensive homes. Against this backdrop the 30-year saga of the Chartrain family is played out in a novel both searing in its portrayal of the realities behind the picture postcard views and incisive in its truths about the indomitability of the human spirit.