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Call This Land Home

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 5, Adult
Page count: 23

Author

Ernest
Haycox

Appeared in

The Dark and Bloody Ground: Stories of the American Frontier

Story Summary

When an immigrant family settles in a remote Oregon valley, the wife nearly goes insane with loneliness until the death of her newborn son brings caring neighbors from near and far.