The Keeper of the Bees

The Keeper of the Bees

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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.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 528 pages
  • 152 x 203 x 33.53mm | 46g
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • black & white illustrations
  • 025320691X
  • 9780253206916
  • 248,643

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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.
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1,850 ratings
4.29 out of 5 stars
5 52% (965)
4 30% (560)
3 14% (250)
2 3% (59)
1 1% (16)
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