The Doctor's Christmas Eve (Holiday Classics Series): A Moving Saga of a Man's Journey through His Life
e-artnow, 2016. 12. 4. - 156페이지
This carefully crafted ebook: "The Doctor's Christmas Eve (Holiday Classics Series)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Extract: "The morning of the twenty-fourth of December a quarter of a century ago opened upon the vast plateau of central Kentucky as a brilliant but bitter day—with a wind like the gales of March. Out in a neighborhood of one of the wealthiest and most thickly settled counties, toward the middle of the forenoon, two stumpy figures with movements full of health and glee appeared on a hilltop of the treeless . . ." A middle aged country doctor takes a memory trip down the lane where his personal and professional lives were forever intertwined with each other. James Lane Allen (1849–1925) was an American novelist and short story writer whose work, including the novel A Kentucky Cardinal, often depicted the culture and dialects of his native Kentucky. His work is characteristic of the late-19th century local color era, when writers sought to capture the vernacular in their fiction. Allen has been described as "Kentucky's first important novelist."
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this book is a novel of Kentucky,a turn of the century tale, It has all the wonderful characters of a Dickens,the easy read of a Guy De Maupassant tale,and lots of history of a Kentucky no one now ... 전체 리뷰 읽기
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