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  1. says:

    Here is the Arbuckle family from 1916 46 Whew I couldn't put it down Each character is carved and the combination becomes dynamic Sad and filled with tragedy and yet such STRENGTH Very rarely do you get life in the country farm ranch etc away from towns and cities this well honed It's a flavor and pattern that

  2. says:

    351916 1945If the freezing Montana winters didn't get you the loneliness on the farms might Silence loneliness and harsh conditions are the norm here and those who are able to stay and endure tend to adopt a phleg

  3. says:

    This is an old fashioned saga about a family on a ranch in the southeast corner of Montana The story is told by one of four brothers starting in 1916 when he is a 14 year old boy and ending in 1946 Told in the first person it maintains a 1940s sensibility For even though it tells the story of the narrator's decades long attraction to his brother's wife there is still a chasteness about their relationship that would be implausible in a stor

  4. says:

    45 Although I have not lived on a farm this gave me a picture of how hard the work is and how devastating the depression drought and dust bowl were for those working the land Interesting characters seen over time

  5. says:

    I just finished reading In Open Spaces It was one of those rare novels that I didn't want to put down Unfortunately life intruded and it seemed to take me forever to read it but I made myself finish it today despite the piles and piles of papers on my desk and next to my deskRussell Rowland's character development of the Arbuckle brothers George Jack Blake and Bob is terrific Blake the first person narrator is so well written that I felt

  6. says:

    I seldom give books even good books five stars but this book was so wonderful I couldn't resist it Russell Rowland is a wonderful writer His dialogues in the book are so natural it is almost like you are in the room with the characters listening to them talk His character development was complete and the story line was engrossing

  7. says:

    A good old fashioned page turner which follows a Montana ranching family from 1916 1946 Solidly written but few moments of shining prose

  8. says:

    Set in Montana we step into the lives of the Arbunckle family from 1916 to 1946 through the depression This is a skilled writer who captures place people emotions and the drama of farm life with its hard work many losses and grief Th

  9. says:

    I don't read many novels but this novel was truly wonderful Rowland writes a touching story about family in Eastern Montan

  10. says:

    I am currently taking part in the Around the USA in 52 Books Challenge and what I am enjoying most about the challenge is that I am reading books that I probably wouldn't have given a second glance One such book is In Open Spaces In Open Spaces is a family saga set in the early 20th century that centers on a ranch in Southeastern Montana and the struggles and conflicts of four brothers who work their family ranch I was really taken with the

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S his family only to return to reclaim the family ranchBobThe youngest brother whose marriage to Helen creates a fault line between him and the rest of his familyBlakeA shrewd observant man burdened with growing suspicions of Jack's role in h. I seldom give books even good books five stars but this book was so wonderful I couldn t resist it Russell Rowland is a wonderful writer His dialogues in the book are so natural it is almost like you are in the room with the characters listening to them talk His character development was complete and the story line was engrossing I loved the book and I am currently reading the seuel The Watershed Years which so far is as good as his first book I recommend In Open Spaces to anyone who enjoys reading about the struggles of a western family during the early part of the 20th century

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In Open Spaces

Set in the vast and unforgiving prairie of eastern Montana from 1916 to 1946 In Open Spaces is the compelling story of the Arbuckle brothersGeorgeA rising baseball star who mysteriously drowns in the riverJackA World War I veteran who abandon. This is an old fashioned saga about a family on a ranch in the southeast corner of Montana The story is told by one of four brothers starting in 1916 when he is a 14 year old boy and ending in 1946 Told in the first person it maintains a 1940s sensibility For even though it tells the story of the narrator s decades long attraction to his brother s wife there is still a chasteness about their relationship that would be implausible in a story told 50 years later Suppressing his own sexuality the narrator remains inexperienced well into his 30s and there is a glancingly graceful moment in his story as a wid

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Is brother's deathWith breathtaking descriptions of the Montana landscape Russell Rowland masterfully weaves a fascinating tale of the psychological wars that can rip a family apartand ultimately the redemption that can bring them back togeth. Set in Montana we step into the lives of the Arbunckle family from 1916 to 1946 through the depression This is a skilled writer who captures place people emotions and the drama of farm life with its hard work many losses and grief Through the eyes of Blake we experience the visceral life on a farm He stops school at the age of 16 when his brother drowns because he is needed on the farm He learns his brother had planned to try out as a pitcher for a baseball team in a city He finds his brother s drawings of how to hold the ball in the hand and a ticket to travel that had been sent to him by a scout He fin