Item description for Grandmother Elsie: Book 8 (Original Elsie Classics) by Martha Finley...
Overview When Elsie's daughter, young Elsie, hears that her beloved Lester has contracted typhoid fever overseas, she and her brother Edward embark for Italy to nurse him back to health. As Lester slowly recovers, the two are married, with only Edward and a few friends in attendance. On the return to America, Edward is reacquainted with the Loves, a father and daughter who had been vacationing in Italy. Edward and Zoe, the daughter, fall in love and marry. Meanwhile at home, Captain Raymond, a widower, courts and wins the love of Elsie's daughter Violet. Elsie, her children, and their families spend a happy summer at the shore. When the times comes for the captain to return to sea, Violet and his children are left in the care of "Grandma" Elsie and her father. Recommended for ages 10 to 14.
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Studio: Cumberland House Publishing
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 6.9" Width: 4.24" Height: 0.62" Weight: 0.22 lbs.
Release Date Jun 30, 2000
Publisher CUMBERLAND HOUSE #572
Series Original Elsie Classics
ISBN 1581820712 ISBN13 9781581820713
Availability 0 units.
More About Martha Finley
Martha Finley (1828 - 1909) 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. The daughter of Presbyterian minister Dr. James Brown Finley and his wife and cousin Maria Theresa Brown Finley, she was born on April 26th, 1828 in Chillicothe, Ohio. Finley wrote many of her books under the pseudonym Martha Farquharson. She died in 1909 in Elkton, Maryland, where she moved in 1876.
Martha Finley was born in 1828 and died in 1909.
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