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How Wiseli Was Provided for

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Johanna Spyri's first book -- entitled A Leaf on Vrony's Grave -- was published in 1871. A year later she published a great pile of tales for both adults and children, among them the tale of Heidi that became an instant and enduring success. Heidi, the story of an orphan girl who lives with her grandfather in the Alps, is not only famous for its vivid portrayal of the land ...more
Paperback, 108 pages
Published October 1st 2006 by Aegypan (first published February 10th 2005)
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Mar 02, 2013 Zeta T. rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Phew! It starts with a great gossipy session with some fun adults after the, also fun, kids go to bed. I thought, "Finally! A kick back book." Nope! Wiseli's history, particular her Mum, is a weird and sour story. Tragedy hits as assuredly as an episode of "Little House on The Prairie". Having read other Spyri books that throw this doozy I was surprised to still be captivated, but that first bit with the great neighbours got me caring about the people. Not all the neighbours are nice, and when ...more
May 19, 2008 Janice marked it as to-read
This book, How Wiseli Was Provided For, is yet another in Spyri's library of tales. Like all others, it's a story not to be missed.

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Johanna Spyri was an author of children's stories, and is best known for Heidi. Born Johanna Louise Heusser in the rural area of Hirzel, Switzerland, as a child she spent several summers in the area around Chur in Graubünden, the setting she later would use in her novels.

Johanna Spyri geb. Heusser. Die Tochter eines Arztes und einer pietistischen Lyrikerin wuchs als viertes von sechs Kindern in ei
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