Enjoy 2 American masterpieces from the pen of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Peter Taylor. In "The Old Forest," a young girl who was with Nat in a car accident is now missing - and it falls upon Nat's fiancie to find her. The reasons involve love, tradition, and a woman's power. "The Hand of Emmagene," a tale with a slightly different tone, involves Emmagene, a girl who moves from the country to stay with her city relatives. Extremely religious, she soon finds herself racked with conflicts when she begins dating boys from home.
"The Old Forest is an American masterpiece." (The Washington Post) "No one writes more beautifully than Peter Taylor of the tension of love - not erotic love, but love of family, love of tradition." (Joyce Carol Oates)