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The Harvester - cover

The Harvester

Gene Stratton-Porter

Publisher: Open Road Media

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Summary

A man at one with nature finds himself enchanted by a vision in this classic Midwestern romance from the naturalist and author of The Keeper of the Bees.   David Langston, the Harvester, allows his dog to decide his fate every year—to join the money-making scramble in the noise and grime of the city, or continue harvesting the goldenseal, mullein, and ginseng in the woods around their country home. Every year, his dog Bel chooses correctly—for they are both creatures of the woods.   But this year, there is another matter to ponder. Should Langston remain alone—or should he go courting? There are pros and cons of course—mostly cons—that bang around in Langston’s mind. That is, until he sees a ghostly vision near the lake, a slender dark-haired woman wrapped in robes of white, lovelier than any he has ever seen in his twenty-six years. And then one day he sees her crying in the woods. Ruth Jameson is a girl caught in a bad situation, and Langston finds himself willing to do anything to help her and make her every wish come true.  Praise for the writing of Gene Stratton-Porter   “As famous in the early 1900s as J.K. Rowling is now . . . Her natural settings, wholesome themes and strong lead characters fulfilled the public’s desires to connect with nature and give children positive role models.” —Smithsonian Magazine   “Her narrative is entertaining, her enthusiasm catching.” —The New York Times
Available since: 03/28/2023.
Print length: 512 pages.

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