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ISBN: 0833505866 / ISBN-13: 9780833505866

A Lantern in Her Hand

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After marrying Will Deal and moving to Nebraska, Abbie endures the difficulties of frontier life and raises her children to pursue the ambitions that ... Show synopsis

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  • Lantern in Her Hand (Turtleback Books) – Hardcover (1997)
    by Bess Streeter Aldrich

    Lantern in Her Hand

    Hardcover, Turtleback Books
    1997
    English
    Turtleback School & Library ed.
    251 pages

    ISBN: 0833505866
    ISBN-13: 9780833505866

    After marrying Will Deal and moving to Nebraska, Abbie endures the difficulties of frontier life and raises her children to pursue the ambitions that were once her own.

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Reviews of A Lantern in Her Hand

Overall customer rating: 2.500
regina i
by regina i on Feb 24, 2011

Since there was no sender name on one or more of these books which i ordered I was not able to give feedback to the correct sender. However, one of these books was in such poor condition that it actually falls apart as i use it. I teach ESL and kept the worst of these books for myself, none of which were in good condition. I hope the books i'm expecting will be in the condition they were described to be (very good condition). I was disappointed to say the least. Regina Immarco

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OhBeJoyful

Very good

by OhBeJoyful on May 3, 2007

This story, following Abby Deal from when she was a little girl to her final hours would be akin to the story of Laura Ingalls Willder's parents. That time frame any how. The whole theme of the book however is much deeper than that. Abby has all sorts of dreams and plans when she is young. She wants to develope and use her talents. But instead marries a poor farmer/pioneer and pours herself into the lives of her children. At the end she wonders what she has done but finally realizes that the real accomplishment was being a mother, not all the grand things she had planned as a little girl.

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