The Story of Edgar Sawtelle: A Novel - The Letters from Fortunate Fields Summary & Analysis

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The Letters from Fortunate Fields Summary

Through the spring, life continues on. Edgar notices his mother has days where she is normal and happy, and days where she is sad and depressed. The amount of work to be done on the farm in the spring is incredible. They decide to split up chores rather than do everything together. With Edgar four years away from graduating high school, Trudy wants him to consider their selling the dogs and the farm and living in town. Edgar will have none of it.

He finds a cache of old newspaper articles and letters with success and life-saving stories about the dogs that Edgar's family has raised. There is also a letter which describes Edgar's grandfather's quest to create a new breed of dog as near-impossible. Nevertheless, the author of the letter, Mr. Brooks, had agreed...

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