Two more books in the Cottonwood series by Nashville author Gary Slaughter. Cottonwood Spring is a reminiscence of home-front America in the spring of 1945 in Riverton, Michigan, as World War II comes to an end. Cottonwood Summer continues in the summer of 1945, and the story moves from Michigan to Nashville, Tennessee. Spring is 404 pages. Summer is 388. The hard-bound books with dust covers measure 6 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches.