Freckles

Freckles In Freckles A Homeless Waif Finds His Deliverance In The Primeval Limberlost Swamp Maimed And Abandoned As An Infant, Freckles Seeks A Chance To Prove His Worth He Is Given That Opportunity As The Guard Of The Precious Timber Of The Limberlost. This book was written several generations ago When I first read itthan 40 years ago it was a bit dated already, but a basic coming of age plus love interest story, with a lot of tidbits about nature thrown in Rereading it now, I found myself noticing the cultural differences between now and when it was written Most noticeable were these 1 Class stratification Upper class people were just plain not supposed to even think about marrying those from the lower class, particularly if it This book was written several generations ago When I first read itthan 40 years ago it was a bit dated already, but a basic coming of age plus love interest story, with a lot of tidbits about nature thrown in Rereading it now, I found myself noticing the cultural differences between now and when it was written Most noticeable were these 1 Class stratification Upper class people were just plain not supposed to even think about marrying those from the lower class, particularly if it was likely that they were bastards or not of good breeding.2 Good manners and ethics are apparently something that can be inherited, even if you were abandoned as an infant and raised in an o
Spoiler alert I chose this because I absolutely LOVE Laddie also by the author This one was okay I would have given it onestar, but I didn t like the ending Freckles was an orphan who didn t know his parents and who had a terrible childhood, but he turned into an honest, honorable young man I didn t like that in the end it was inferred that he could only be such a fine young man if his parents had been rich or of noble birth And then of course it turns out that he is the son of a Spoiler alert I chose this because I absolutely LOVE Laddie also by the author This one was okay I would have given it onestar, but I didn t like the ending Freckles was an orphan who didn t know his parents and who had a terr
My favorite book in the whole wide world Just read it. I began reading Gene Stratton Porter s book when I was a teenager, and I realize now that as an adult, they are rather boring, at least to me.I began reading Gene Stratton Porter s book when I was a teenager, and I realize now, as an adult, they are rather boring to me, or at least this one was Freckles is a story about a one handed man who is hired by a lumber company to keep other people from stealing trees in the Limberlost As a naturalist, Gene Statton Porter evidently sees nothing wrong I began reading Gene Stratton Porter s book when I was a teenager, and I realize now that as an adult, they are rather boring, at least to me.I began reading Gene Stratton Porter s book when I was a teenager, and I realize now, as an adult, they are rather boring to me, or at least this one was Freckles is a story about a one handed man who is hired by a lumber company to keep other people from stealing trees in the Limberlost As a naturalist, Gene Statton Porter evidently sees nothing wrong with this picture All trees should be saved And moths and butterflies should not be pinned on a board to save, as she had done in her other book books.The interesting thing about the Limberlost is the re
It was a charming tale A sweet love story, a harmony of the nature, good and brave people, honorable and devoted feelings In other words an old fashioned story One can t expect reality If one does expect one will be disappointed Because although there aren t dragons or magic fairies, such stories are too sweet to be true.I think that if I had read it in a better matched mood I would have enjoyed it a littleBut still, I can appreciate a classic tale for young people And I am going to It was a charming tal
Even better than A Girl Of The Limberlost Freckles is and Irish orphan who has spent nearly all twenty of his years in a foundling home, stories abound of how, when he was only a few months old he was brutally beaten and leftdead than alive on the orphanage steps Freckles wishes he knew for sure that it wasn t his mother who left him, that she loved him just as much as normal mothers do, after all, isn t that what every orphan dreams of Even once he has moved on to work as the Limberlost Even better than A Girl Of The Limberlost Freckles is and Irish orphan who has spent nearly all twenty of his years in a foundling home, stories abound of how, when he was only a few months old he was brutally beaten and leftdead than
A few of my friends had responded to the 10 book facebook challenge where you list 10 books that were meaningful to you in some way A few people had mentioned A Girl of the Limberlost by Gene Stratton Porter Years earlier a co worker had mentioned it and I had put it on my list and bought it on kindle This book has kept haunting me so I felt it was time to finally read it I went to look it up again and on goodreads it said Limberlost 2 Surprised, I looked up the first one in the series an A few of my friends had responded to the 10 book facebook challenge where you list 10 books that were meaningful to you in some way A few people had mentioned A Girl of the Limberlost by Gene Stratton Porter Years earlier a co worker had mentioned it and I had put it on my list and bought it on kindle This book has kept haunting me so I felt it was time to finally read it I went to look it up again and on goodreads it said Limberlost 2 Surprised, I looked up the first one in the series and lo and behold I found, Freckles I LOVED it Such a good read Great characters, especially Freckles It started a little slow for me I think it was getting used to the language It was written in the early 1900 s My husband is reading it now and loving it I knew this book would be up his alley because he loves nature and animals and this book
Who could not love poor Freckles, abandoned as a baby with his right hand cut off, without a name or family When he looks for work and bravely holds out his right arm with the missing hand Well, cynics need not read this author s books, or those who are bored by description or dislike old f
I found a 1916 hardcover of this imperfect favorite in an antique shop this weekend, stepped back in time, and reread. This was a delightful MG read I loved every minute of it.