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The Green Bay Tree

(1924)
A novel by

 
Bromfield creates a sophisticated and complex account of a family and its position in society. John Shane, a mysterious gentleman appears in a Midwestern town and builds his estate-Cypress Hill-beyond the penetrating eyes of the townspeople who refer to it as Shane's Castle. After his death, his widow Julia, and daughters Lily and Irene, make no effort to quell the speculation of their neighbors. Steel mills eventually surround Shane's Castle and its inhabitants, serving only to enhance the appearance of the Shane clan's separateness. With his keen storytelling, Bromfield carefully unfolds the stories of a community of people and the Shane women with whom they are fascinated, preoccupied, and even obsessed.

 
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Hardback Editions

July 1991 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Green Bay Tree
Author(s): Louis Bromfield
ISBN: 0-8488-0689-1 / 978-0-8488-0689-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Amereon Ltd
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September 1971 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: Green Bay Tree (Portway Reprints)
Author(s): Louis Bromfield
ISBN: 0-85594-581-8 / 978-0-85594-581-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: C.Chivers
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Paperback Editions

August 2002 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Green Bay Tree: A Novel
Author(s): Louis Bromfield
ISBN: 1-888683-64-3 / 978-1-888683-64-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: The Wooster Book Company
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April 2005 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: The Green Bay Tree
Author(s): Louis Bromfield
ISBN: 1-4179-3353-4 / 978-1-4179-3353-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing Co
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

January 1999 : USA Audio Cassette
Title: The Green Bay Tree (Classic Books on Cassettes Collection) [UNABRIDGED]
Author(s): Louis Bromfield, Flo Gibson (Narrator)
ISBN: 1-55685-591-5 / 978-1-55685-591-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Audio Book Contractors, LLC
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

March 2014 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Green Bay Tree: A Novel
Author(s): Louis Bromfield
Publisher: The Wooster Book Company
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