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Elsie at Ion (The Elsie Dinsmore Series #19)

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This book is a facsimile reprint and may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.
Mass Market Paperback
Published by Cumberland House (first published 1893)
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Another darling "Elsie" book to cherish. Wonderful, uplifting words fill its pages. As Elsie's story progresses, the fun begins with Miss Marian McAlphine coming (whom we have previously met in Minersville). Elsie Travilla's sons are graduating from college at this time. New marriages are in the beginning stages, and another family member starts giving their life to God. In the midst of all this, Cousin Ronald is eager to show off his "special talent" at all the family festivities. But I do beli ...more
Nicole G.
Still as preachy, but not as much of a history book as the previous few. Lots of ventriloquism going on in this book. The family is intermarrying again. Everyone is still very goody-goody. So not too much has changed.
I really like this series although it's a bit Calvinistic in its theology, and it's a bit uber-Christian; i.e., the Christians are really, really good and the non-Christians are really, really bad.
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Martha Finley was a teacher and author of numerous works, the most well known being the 28 volume Elsie Dinsmore series which was published over a span of 38 years. Finley wrote many of her books under the pseudonym Martha Farquharson.

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Other Books in the Series

The Elsie Dinsmore Series (1 - 10 of 28 books)
  • Elsie Dinsmore (The Original Elsie Classics #1)
  • Elsie's Holidays at Roselands (The Original Elsie Classics #2)
  • Elsie's Girlhood (The Original Elsie Classics #3)
  • Elsie's Womanhood (The Original Elsie Classics, #4)
  • Elsie's Motherhood (The Original Elsie Classics #5)
  • Elsie's Children (The Original Elsie Classics #6)
  • Elsie's Widowhood (The Original Elsie Classics #7)
  • Grandmother Elsie (The Original Elsie Classics #8)
  • Elsie's New Relations (The Original Elsie Classics #9)
  • Elsie at Nantucket (The Original Elsie Classics #10)
Elsie Dinsmore (The Original Elsie Classics #1) Elsie's Endless Wait (A Life of Faith: Elsie Dinsmore #1) Elsie's Impossible Choice (A Life of Faith: Elsie Dinsmore #2) Elsie's New Life (A Life of Faith: Elsie Dinsmore #3) Elsie's Stolen Heart (A Life of Faith: Elsie Dinsmore #4)

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