The Keeper of the Bees
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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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 528 pages
  • 137.16 x 208.28 x 35.56mm | 589.67g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 025320691X
  • 9780253206916
  • 291,689

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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.show more

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1,539 ratings
4.28 out of 5 stars
5 51% (786)
4 31% (484)
3 14% (210)
2 3% (46)
1 1% (13)
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