Author s : Irving Bacheller. I don't know i A novel about the Adirondacks during the middle of the 19th century. Although he was appointed Sunday editor of the in 1898, he soon chose to pursue a full-time career as a fiction writer and two years later left journalism for a while. We take great pride in accurately describing the condition of our books and media, ship within 48 hours, and offer a 100% money back guarantee. I would recommend if you want to read about a slice of early 19th century rural America. Symbolically enough, Holden comes from a place over the mountain called Pleasant Valley.
Far from the centres of life their amusements, their humours, their religion, their folk lore, their views of things had in them the flavour of the timber lands, the simplicity of childhood. Uncle Eb let up on the reins and looked back snorting with amus. The binding is tight and the text is clean. Please see below for further description and pictures. The book covers William growing up as an orphan in his uncle's care from about age 6. Copyright date is 1900, though this probably is a later reprint.
Compared to other books written about the same time Eben Holden is very easy to read. Somewhat a strange title in that while Eben Holden is a major character in the book, he's not the hero of the story. About this Item: Lothrop Publishing Company, 1900. Lawrence University English professor Albert Glover about his new print edition of Irving Bacheller's Eben Holden. To my surprise the white stocking had disappeared.
If anyone had hit him with a log chain the horse could not have moved quicker. Like t' set 'n think once in a while. This amount is subject to change until you make payment. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Unfortunately, it loses momentum once the title character leaves the story and the narrator goes to New York City to pursue a career in journalism and woo his childhood sweetheart. The episodes below provide more than three hours of Irving Bacheller's timeless tale of the North Country, the 1900 bestseller Eben Holden. Corners and spine ends are very lightly bumped and worn, minimal other edgewear.
He took us by the other team like a flash, on the dead run and three in the buggy. And in all great enterprises they became the pathfinders, like their fathers in the primeval forest. Eben's generous and stalwart character even as an old man is the highlight of the book. He was a bachelor who came over the mountain from Pleasant Valley, a little bundle of clothes on his shoulder, and bringing a name that enriched the nomenclature of our neighborhood. Slight rubbing at seams of boards.
The boy wins his way to a prosperous manhood. Through the Adirondacks and into the St. We jogged him back down the road a mile or so, and when I saw the blazed face of Dean's mare, in the distance, we pulled up and shortly stopped him. We don't do enough thinkin' here in this part o' the country. For my knowledge of Mr Greeley I am chiefly indebted to David P.
Moralistic, sentimental and predictable—on the surface, Eben Holden doesn't seem to have a lot to recommend it. He had a cheerful temper and an imagina-. There is a Dickens-like twist at the end that I didn't see coming. In 1884, Bacheller founded the first U. After years of toil in a rigorous climate they left their sons little besides a stumpy farm and a coon-skin overcoat. As a soothing, escapist read it goes down pretty smoothly even now.
The characters were mostly men and women I have known and who left with me a love of my kind that even a wide experience with knavery and misfortune has never dissipated. Minimal wear to green boards. He let the horse step along at top speed going up the road and when we turned about he was breathing heavily. Please use the follow button to get notification about the latest chapter next time when you visit NovelOnlineFull. Name blacked out on front end paper and there is a notation there as well. Every son was nurtured in the love of honour and of industry, and the hope of sometime being president.