Landmark Roses, ManitobaBook - 2017
Elsie Neufeld loves to sit on her porch and watch the children grow in the Mennonite community near Landmark, Manitoba. Returning to the area after moving to Paraguay for a time, Elsie is happy to be living on the wild rose dotted prairie of south-eastern Manitoba. Her granddaughters are growing up and getting married, it's an exciting time. Secure in her long standing marriage to Ike, Elsie is content to observe the community from the sidelines and rejoice in the joys of the young ones. She often walks with her daughters and granddaughters through the graveyard abloom with wild roses and shares the stories of the ancestors sleeping there. It's important, she feels, for the younger generation to feel connected to those who went before. Elsie hopes when she joins those resting beneath the Landmark roses the tradition of honouring the memory of the forebearers continues.
Publisher: Airdrie, Alberta : Books We Love, 2017.
Copyright Date: ©2017
Branch Call Number: RAF
Characteristics: 297 pages