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A Can of Peas

(The first book in the Lake Emily series)
A novel by

Weaving together the strong threads of family and friends in a pattern of grace, forgiveness, and kindness, A Can of Peas invites readers into a place where every day brings a new story and neighbors are more than just people who live down the road. Sometimes funny and often poignant, these vignettes will draw both men and women into the reassuring rhythms of life as it ought to be-and as it still is in the heart of America.

After the death of his grandfather, Peter Morgan and his new bride, Mae, face a life-changing decision: should they embrace the career-chasing ambitions of their family and friends in St. Paul or accept the absurd challenge of saving the family farm in the Minnesota countryside?

Enticed by the romance of a simple, quiet life, the Morgans set out to follow in the footsteps of Peter's grandparents. Soon, Peter is farming around the clock, barely one step ahead of failure as Mae struggles to find her place in Peter's life and in the community. Will the strain of saving the farm tear their marriage apart? Was it a mistake to dream?

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Used availability for Traci DePree's A Can of Peas

Hardback Editions

May 2003 : USA Hardback

Title: A Can of Peas (The Lake Emily Series #1)
Author(s): Traci DePree
ISBN: 1-57490-483-3 / 978-1-57490-483-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thomas t Beeler
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Paperback Editions

July 2002 : USA Paperback

Title: A Can of Peas (Lake Emily, Book 1)
Author(s): Traci DePree
ISBN: 1-57856-523-5 / 978-1-57856-523-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: WaterBrook
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Kindle Editions

December 2008 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: A Can of Peas
Author(s): Traci DePree
Publisher: WaterBrook
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