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A Girl of the Limberlost

A Girl of the Limberlost is considered a classic of Indiana literature. The story takes place in Indiana, in and around the Limberlost Swamp – at that time, a site of heavy logging and natural oil extraction. This Bildungsroman is structured as girl-meets-boy, girl-loses-boy, girl-undertakes-an-adventure-to-win-boy-back. The novel’s heroine, Elnora Comstock, is an impoverished young woman […]


Genre: Fiction, Romance