The Keeper of the Bees by Gene Stratton-PorterThe Keeper of the Bees by Gene Stratton-Porter

The Keeper of the Bees

byGene Stratton-Porter

Paperback | October 22, 1991

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Set in the author's adopted home of California in the 1920s, this is Gene Stratton-Porter's last novel, a story filled with wisdom, a love of nature, and her own abiding optimism. In it a Master Bee Keeper, his bees, and the natural beauty of California restore a wounded World War I veteran to health.

Geneva Grace Stratton was born on a farm in Wabash County, Indiana in 1863. Stratton attended public schools. At an early age she roamed the countryside and developed a lively interest in nature and wildlife. In 1874 the family moved to the city of Wabash. She stayed in school until she was almost twenty, but did not receive a high sch...
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Title:The Keeper of the BeesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:528 pages, 8 × 6 × 1.32 inPublished:October 22, 1991Publisher:Indiana University Press

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ISBN - 10:025320691X

ISBN - 13:9780253206916

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Broken in spirit and body, James Lewis MacFarland, a wounded veteran of World War I, decides to escape from the military hospital before he is sent to a hospital for tubercular patients. He sets out on a great adventure which takes him to the healing sun and ocean of California.