Natick, MA

Bill Plott


John Blegen, a recent immigrant from Norway, finds himself struggling to make sense of the his life working on an isolated farm in northwest Minnesota in 1896.  To fight the crushing boredom of his existence, he has an affair with the farm owner’s wife, begins a twisted involvement with his adolescent daughter, and is propelled into a terrible final confrontation in a dark barn that night.


In order of appearance: John Blegen, late 20's Anna Larsen, 38 August Larsen, 53 Katie Larsen, 16 Mr. Johnson, older male Maria, teens Boy Man in town Stable boy