Whitefoot: A Story from the Center of the World (Paperback)

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By Wendell Berry, Davis Te Selle (Illustrator)
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Whitefoot is a field mouse, a small creature with elegant whiskers and a reddish brindly tan coat. She lives within a cozy enclave of family at the edge of the woods, where she knows, without a doubt, that she exists at the center of her world. What she doesn't know is that not far from her safe haven there is a house, and a river, a world of such size and magnitude that she cannot even imagine it, small as she is.

One day, rain floods Whitefoot's home, lifts her in its currents, and carries her far away, leading Whitefoot on a great adventure--one in which she must encounter new experiences and frightening challenges to her survival. The discovery of the universe around her, and of her own ability to survive within it, is a lesson sure to resonate with children and adults alike.

About the Author

Wendell Berry is the author of fifty books of poetry, fiction, and essays. He was recently awarded the Cleanth Brooks Medal for Lifetime Achievement by the Fellowship of Southern Writers and the Louis Bromfield Society Award. For over forty years he has lived and farmed with his wife, Tanya, in Kentucky.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781582436401
ISBN-10: 1582436401
Publisher: Counterpoint LLC
Publication Date: October 1st, 2010
Pages: 60
Language: English