"A Girl of the Limberlost" by Gene Stratton PorterPosted by tatteredfairy on 2006.08.29 at 17:33
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For anyone that was touched deep in the heart by Lucy Maud Montegomery's Anne of Green Gables of Emily of New Moon, you should read this book with no further adieu. The story centers around Elnora Comstock who only wishes to go to school. Her father died as her mother gave birth to her and watched the quagmire suck her husband down. Elnora grew up fatherless with a mother that hated her. She still goes to school. On the first day she is utterly humiliated by her country looks and her mother bred misconceptions. But Elnora is undaunted. She geoes home and with the help of her neighbors and her own will power she finds a way to make it at school. She becomes self suffienct when she discovers that the large June moths she has always been fasinated with are worth money to certain people.