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1900

Elmore Elliott Peake. The Darlingtons. New York: McClure, Phillips & Co., 1900.

Melodramatic story of Carol Darlington, a beautiful and intelligent member of Asheboro’s social elite, and Stephen Kaltenborn, an independent-minded Methodist minister. Carol and Stephen grow in their love and learn to appreciate the opinions and experiences of others. Their happy story is contrasted with that of Carol’s brother who struggles with alcoholism.

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S. O’H. Dickson. Reuben Delton, Preacher: A Sequel to “The Story of Marthy”. Richmond, VA: Presbyterian Committee of Publication, 1900.

Marthy and Reuben Delton, married at the end of The Story of Marthy, have made a life together in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Marthy helps her pastor husband win souls and provide comfort to impoverished mountaineers. Marthy’s old friends, from the more affluent Blowing Rock, help the couple raise money to build a church.

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Filed under 1900, 1900-1909, Dickson, S. O'H., Mountains, Novels to Read Online, Religious/Inspirational