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The Purple Heights

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The tiny brown house cuddling like a wren's nest on the edge of the longest and deepest of the tide-water coves that cut through Riverton had but four rooms in all, -the kitchen tacked to the back porch, after the fashion of South Carolina kitchens, the shed room in which Peter slept, the dining-room which was the general living-room as well, and his mother's room, which o ...more
Hardcover, 348 pages
Published June 15th 2007 by 1st World Library - Literary Society (first published 1920)
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Read this because I liked her other book. This one I didn't enjoy nearly as well. The characters were a little harder to feel invested in. I will read more of her works, I just didn't feel as moved with this book as in the last one.
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“Her own grandfather had been a Virginian, a descendant of Pocahontas, of course, Pocahontas having been created by Divine Providence for the specific purpose of ancestoring Virginians.” 0 likes
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