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Montana 1948 Summary
Larry Watson

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Montana 1948 Summary

Plot Summary

David Hayden is twelve in the summer of 1948. He and his parents live in Montana where his father, Wesley, is the sheriff of Mercer County and his mother, Gail, works in the county courthouse. David lives in town, across the street from the courthouse, but loves spending time at the farm of his grandparents, Enid and Julian Hayden. Julian had been sheriff of Mercer County until his retirement and Wesley campaigns for the position at his father's urging and with his backing. Despite Wesley's obvious efforts to live up to his father's expectations, Julian favors his other son, Frank. Frank is a physician and served in the military, both facts that have earned him the devotion of the people of Mercer County.

David, because his parents both work, is often left in the care of an Indian woman called Marie Little Soldier who takes care of the house...

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