2nd title in the trilogy The Awakening Land. Set on the frontier in a fictional Ohio county. Its action begins almost immediately after the conclusion of The Trees, a few weeks after the marriage of protagonist Sayward Luckett and her husband, lawyer Portius Wheeler. The action of the novel spans a much longer period of time than its predecessor, covering approximately 20 years of their marriage as the couple become parents to a very large family.
"This edition published by arrangement with Alfred A. Knopf 1991"