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Splendor of Ordinary Days (Paperback) (Jeff High)

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Readers of Jan Karon’s Mitford series and Patrick Taylor’s Irish Country series will fall in love with Jeff High’s funny, heartfelt Watervalley series.The pastoral charm of small-town Watervalley, Tenneesse, can be deceptive, as young Dr. Luke Bradford discovers when he’s caught in the fallout of a decades-old conflictAfter a rocky start as Watervalley’s only doctor, Luke Bradford has decided to stay in town, honoring the three-year commitment he made to pay off his medical school debts. But even as his friendships with the quirky townsfolk deepen, and he pursues a romance with lovely schoolteacher Christine Chambers, several military veterans’ emotional wounds trigger anger and unrest in Watervalley.At the center of the clash is the curmudgeonly publisher of the local newspaper, Luther Whitmore. Luther grew up in Watervalley, but he returned from combat in Vietnam a changed man. He fenced in beautiful Moon Lake, posting Keep Out” notices at the beloved spot, and provokes the townspeople with his incendiary newspaper. As Luke struggles to understand Luther’s past, and restore harmony in Watervalley, an unforeseen crisis shatters a relationship he values dearly. Suddenly Luke must answer life’s toughest questions about service, courage, love, and sacrifice.CONVERSATION GUIDE INCLUDED
Readers of Jan Karon?s Mitford series and Patrick Taylor?s Irish Country series will fall in love with Jeff High?s funny, heartfelt Watervalley series.

The pastoral charm of small-town Watervalley, Tenneesse, can be deceptive, as young Dr. Luke Bradford discovers when he?s caught in the fallout of a decades-old conflict


After a rocky start as Watervalley?s only doctor, Luke Bradford has decided to stay in town, honoring the three-year commitment he made to pay off his medical school debts. But even as his friendships with the quirky townsfolk deepen, and he pursues a romance with lovely schoolteacher Christine Chambers, several military veterans? emotional wounds trigger anger and unrest in Watervalley.

At the center of the clash is the curmudgeonly publisher of the local newspaper, Luther Whitmore. Luther grew up in Watervalley, but he returned from combat in Vietnam a changed man. He fenced in beautiful Moon Lake, posting Keep Out? notices at the beloved spot, and provokes the townspeople with his incendiary newspaper.

As Luke struggles to understand Luther?s past, and restore harmony in Watervalley, an unforeseen crisis shatters a relationship he values dearly. Suddenly Luke must answer life?s toughest questions about service, courage, love, and sacrifice.

CONVERSATION GUIDE INCLUDED
Number of Pages: 413.0
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Physicians
Series Title: Watervalley
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Author: Jeff High
Language: English
Street Date: October 6, 2015
TCIN: 24001095
UPC: 9780451474100
Item Number (DPCI): 247-50-8395

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