The Green Years

· BHC Press
3.5
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324
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About this ebook

When eight-year-old Harry Spencer’s father returns from WWI with a missing arm, his father’s bitterness shatters their relationship. Though confused and brokenhearted, Harry is determined to make something of himself. Endeavoring with heart and sometimes-humorous results, he sets out on his path in life, working in his granddad’s store, selling medicinal salves, washing windows, and falling in love.


This historical coming-of-age story set against the backdrop of small-town life will tug at your heartstrings as Harry discovers who he is, who his father is, and how to heal the past.

3.5
2 reviews
A Google user
A good book for a relaxing read. Interesting story line that kept me engaged. A great winter read to curl up on the couch with for cold afternoons!
A Google user
The Green Years by Karen Wolff is the story of Harry Spencer, a boy growing up in South Dakota in the 1920s, who has to find his own path after his father returned from WWI a broken man. There's some ...
A Google user
The Green Years tells the story of Harry, a young boy growing up in the U.S. during an era of war and Prohibition. Wolff provides a nice balance of description and storyline so the plot of the book ...

About the author

Karen Wolff wrote her debut novel, The Green Years, after a career as a music educator and university administrator. She has also written several short stories. Her novella, A Prairie Riff, is a fictionalized account of her grandmother's early life. Her non-fiction articles and speeches have appeared in journals and trade magazines. She served as a presidential appointee on the National Council of the NEA for six years. Wolff lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where she is at work on her next book.

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