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To the beautiful Ozark hill country comes a man from the world of cities.  Among the people of the distric, with their simle, direct ideals and way of life, he finds the peaceful atmosphere he craves, while his more itellectual philosophy and character come to be valuable elements in the lives of his new friends.

From his relationship with "Sammy" Lane and the Matthews family arise in dramatic fashion the gripping situations and thrilling incidents that bring him into a peculiarly intimate connection with these people, their country, and their simple life.
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Author:  Harold Bell Wright
Genre:  Classic Fiction
Publisher:  Grosset & Dunlap
Date Published:  1907
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Quick Tip by . July 09, 2010
Wright wrote a slew of books that had Christian imagry and took place inn the Ozark hills. This is by far the best of the lot.
review by . June 21, 2009
The first time I read this book was on a New Year's Eve spent at my grandparents' house. I was probably around 10 or 11 years old. I didn't want to go to sleep & I had always seen this book sitting on my grandpa's desk, so I decided to give it a try.     I will admit that I didn't understand a lot of what was going on, that first time, because much of the language is of the old Ozark Mountain dialect. I still thought it was an exciting & sweet story. After my grandpa …
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