At Home in Mitford

At Home in Mitford

Book - 1994
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A "village novel" about ordinary people living ordinary lives in the small town of Mitford, North Carolina. Seen through the eyes of Father Tim, Mitford's Episcopal priest, the village becomes a kind of extended family, bursting with secrets, heartaches, hopes, joys, fears and failures.
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Viking, 1994
ISBN: 9780670882250
Branch Call Number: F Kar


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ArapahoeMarcia Jan 04, 2020

I really enjoyed spending time with these characters in this small town. Very heartwarming!

Dec 11, 2019

You will not find a more lovely story than this. It is so charming. It completely won me over.

Sep 16, 2019

The only characters missing from this book are Andy and Opey Taylor, Helen Crump, Barney Fife, Aunt Bee, and the town drunk Otis. At least Otis would of made this drivel interesting. Trite, predictable, Hallmark Channel material. For all age groups, considering it’s written at a 4th grade reading level. Oh and there’s another 13 books in the series. Why?

Aug 24, 2019

this is the FIRST book in the series of 14 titles total thru yr 2017

Reading the series in the order of publication date is a very important crescendo. Series is known as Mitford.
Each and all, very pleasant reading.
Karon's pages flow with an ease of dialogue and circumstance.

Lovestoread5 Jul 15, 2019

Loved it! Descriptive and imaginative. Small town, good people, some crime, but, I would like to be there and know all those people. A great read.

Jun 20, 2019

Mitford may not be perfect - but it would be a wonderful place to live in;-) The story is not only enjoyable but funny too. I've read Ms Karon's first book three times and enjoyed it each time. "Believe it or not" - I hope to read it again;-)

Jun 19, 2019

Love Jan Karon's Mitford Series. Reading them through for the second time now. Great writing, wonderful characters, very uplifting yet filled with trials and problems as well as joys and delights. Love the people, especially Father Tim. The dialogue is great, too.

ArapahoeJillK Jun 06, 2018

A heartwarming read where you will feel like a member of the small, country community of Mitford. The first book in a fabulous series.

Feb 15, 2014

Book 1 in The Mitford Series.

mrsgail5756 Dec 18, 2013

The book was okay – but not one of my favorites.

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