From Any Window: A Novel by Lorraine K. Vail

From Any Window: A Novel

byLorraine K. Vail

Kobo ebook | December 15, 2009

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Jillian traded her chef's hat for fresh air, dirty boots, and brown-eyed cows, imagining a lifemore charming than her dreams. Husband Alec, by nature a bit obsessive, felt grateful that his family accepted his quirky ways. Daughter Deanna, having risen to the top of Oregon's running elite, believed Olympic fame awaited her. For the Gerritts of Dutch Glen, good fortune seemed as certain as cream on milk.From Any Window is a novel of a modern American farm family and the ever-changinglandscape of rural life. Set in lush Willamette Valley, the story opens in the hours after a tragic barnfire and closes twelve years later in a converted cow pasture. In between, Jillian confrontsdisillusionment; Deanna's well-laid plans are derailed by hormones and genes; and Alec,overwhelmed by regret and his daughter's determination, chooses deception over truth in a noblebut misguided attempt to return the world to its rightful state.With a lively supporting cast, this is a tale of backcountry roads and home-baked pies, loveand loyalty, loss and redemption. If you believe in second chances and the ultimate power of nevergiving up, this book will please from start to finish. About theAuthorLorraine K. Vail grew up on a dairy farm in New York's Hudson Valley. Shedivides her time between her Arizona writing cottage, the Pacific Northwest, and life on the roadwith her husband and one miniature (not in his mind) schnauzer. This is her first novel. Visit heronline at and at
Title:From Any Window: A NovelFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:December 15, 2009Publisher:WheatmarkLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1604948272

ISBN - 13:9781604948271