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Out to Canaan Summary
Jan Karon

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Out to Canaan Summary

Plot Summary

Out to Canaan is the third book in Jan Karon's Mitford series. In this novel, Father Tim has been married for two years to his neighbor, Cynthia. His house is overflowing with family and friends, including Harley, who has moved into the apartment in the basement of the rectory. On top of this, Father Tim has his regular church duties, is trying to help Esther Cunningham win a ninth term as mayor, and is struggling to do right by Miss Sadie by making sure the sale of her ancestral home, Fernbank, is handled with care. Out to Canaan is novel that is supposed to be taking the beloved character of Father Tim to retirement, but makes it clear that a good man's works are never done.

Father Tim faces spring with the unpleasant duty of having to tell his practically adopted son that he cannot spend the summer...

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