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Linnea Bradenborg expects to find culture and excitement in Alamo, North Dakota, where she's recently been hired as the new schoolteacher. Instead, she finds a sparse little town in the middle of nowhere. Better yet, her train is met by a cantankerous wheat farmer named Theodore Westgaard who doesn't bother to hide his displeasure when he discovers that L. I. Brandenborg is a woman and not the man he was expecting.

Westgaard thinks twice about bringing Linnea home to live with him, but he soon realizes that he has no choice. All of the town's past schoolteachers have lived with the Westgaard family - made up of Theodore, his mother, and his teenaged son - due to their farm being located very near the schoolhouse, and so Theodore allows Linnea into his home. But who could have guessed that this young, independent woman would soon find her way into the handsome farmer's heart?

A compelling classic to be listened to again and again, Years is a fitting tribute to the pioneer schoolteachers who braved many hardships to share the gift of knowledge with countless children.

©1986 LaVyrle Spencer (P)2020 Tantor

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GREAT BOOK ON AROUND 1915-1918!

This Narrator is WONDERFUL & YHIS IS AN AWESOME BOOK FOR WOMEN, young & older (I'm 56). If you want to see what life was really like back then, this is you r book! I couldn't stop listening! HIGHLY RECOMMEND!

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My favorite Romance Novel. A Classic

I first read this wonderful romance back in the 1990’s. It is hands down my favorite. I have read it several times over the years. Absolutely beautiful writing by one of my favorite author’s.

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Years... how long it felt the book took to read

Decent story. Very drawn out. The characters were flat for how much time was available to know them. Susan Hanfiekds voice was sad. Lent to a depression era feel.

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Favorite Story

This book is a favorite so I was happy to find it as an Audiobook.

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Great book

historical book 1917 WW1. Interesting story of how farm life was during this era. one room school house. Hard life.

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Terrible narration

I’ve read this story many times and it’s a very enjoyable book, but this narrator is abysmal and monotone. How is the world did she get this job?

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Narrator awful

Story was great but the narrator was a monotone. I’m hoping she doesn’t read any more books that I listen to.

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Beautiful!

One of the best books i have read in a long time. The story is very heart warming and very true to real life! i would read it again. i also like the narrator she is good at doing voices and not boring at all!