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On the Banks of Big Elk Creek: The Life of Martha Finley-Beloved Author of the Elsie Books
Martha Finley, essentially a private person, was as much taken aback by the popularity that came to her on account of her authorship of The Elsie Books as her readers were captivated by the words she penned. On the Banks of Big Elk Creek, though a fictionalized account of Miss Finley's life, nevertheless draws upon as much information and knowledge about her as is ...more
Paperback, 150 pages
Published October 1st 1997 by Holly Hall Publications
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I loved this gentle biography about Martha Finley - author - who grew up in the mid-1800's. She eventually wound up living in the town that I reside in and the house she built is still standing and in use. It was fun reading about the activities of the town and area during that time period. Now I'm going to have to try to find the "Elsie" series that she wrote!