When Grandpa E. Rucker Blakeslee announces one July morning in 1906 that he’s aiming to marry the young and freckled milliner, Miss Love Simpson (a bare three weeks after Granny Blakeslee has gone to her reward ), the news is served up all over town with that afternoon’s dinner. And young Will Tweedy suddenly finds himself eyewitness to a major scandal. Will nevertheless approves of this May-December match and follows its progress with just a smidgen of youthful prurience. (Fic)
This is another one we read many years ago. We actually had the 2nd most people show up for this discussion following Stephen King's 11/22/63.