Rating: (***) Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S. Please check the copyright status in your country.
Summary of the Book 'A Daughter Of The Land':
The youngest daughter of a prosperous Indiana farm family defies expectations leaves home and eventually realizes her dream of owning her own farm.
Excerpts from the Book 'A Daughter Of The Land':
... it but that it still travels with me. It's blue chambray, made from pieces left from my first pretty dress. It is ruffled, and has white ... ... small. Somebody is going to get the life crowded out of him at every turn, and it isn't always the work hand in the factory. The money kings ... ... he couldn't make come his way with money but he never did. No. I haven't an idea what he has in his mind yet, but he's going to write me ... ... you repeatedly winter is my best time. I've lost the winter trying to help you out and I've little chance until winter comes again. It takes ... ... For four years, Kate struggled valiantly to keep pace with what her mother always had done, and had required of her at home but she learned ... ... cooler. As she undressed, Mrs. Bates said slowly: Now in the morning, I'll speak my piece first and I'll say it pretty plain. I got ... ... and what Mother wants done. If she feels that this is defrauding the girls any, she can arrange to leave what she has to us at her death, which ... ... do I cook for her, and make her bed, and wash her clothes, while she earns money to spend on herself? And she is doing everything in her power ... ... year's work but at that minute she felt too hopeless to move. Adam came and sat on the step beside her. She looked at him and was surprised ... ... stands head in Hartley. He gets bigger and broader every year. He is better looking than a man has any business to be and I hear the Hartley ... ... the whole world as pretty and sweet as Polly. Milly York? She can't hold a candle to Polly! Besides, she's been Adam's as long as Polly has ... ... And it won't be long, and the girl will be Milly York. All right, said Kate, gravely, whenever the time comes, let me know about ... ... and that Henry should come down. Polly flatly vetoed the proposition, but she seemed to feel much better after it had been made. She was ... ... her heart Kate agreed with him but she tried to satisfy him with the blue ribbon on wheat and keep him interested sufficiently to try for the ... ... to wash the glass. She went to her room and got out her best afternoon dress of dull blue with gold lace and a pink velvet rose. She shook ... ... you please. I shall proceed to my chamber and formulate your check immediately. You are also welcome to my best hat and cape, and any of my ... ... in Hartley, said Kate. Aha! Then I did miss a letter from my pocket. When did you get to be a thief? he demanded. Oh, ... ... a rising laugh. She will never know how I appreciate what she has done for me, but I think talking to Father will not do any good. Home hasn't ... ... to anything, an' you never will. Oh, well, now stop that. I didn't know. I thought she was just common truck. I'll fix it up with her ... ... Holt. Scenting another scandal, are you? Don't you dare mar Kate Bates' standing, or her reputation in this town, or we'll have a time like ...