Gene Stratton-Porter (1863-1924) was an American author, amateur naturalist, wildlife photographer, and one of the earliest women to form a movie studio and production company. "The Song of the Cardinal" (1903) was her first novel.
Gene Stratton Porter returns us to her beloved Midwestern woodlands
witha hero modeled after Henry David Thoreau. He and his "wonderful, alluring"Ruth ultimately find idyllic bliss in the pure, unspoiled woods, but not before hermysterious past is revealed and ...
Set in the author''s adopted home of California in the
1920s, this is GeneStratton Porter''s last novel, a story filled with wisdom, a love of nature, and herown abiding optimism. In it a Master Bee Keeper, his bees, and ...