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Michael O'Halloran

Michael O'Halloran

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At the beginning of Gene Stratton-Porter's thoroughly uplifting novel Michael O'Halloran, the protagonist is a scrappy 10-year-old orphan who must literally fight every day to ensure his own survival. It is only when he stumbles across a little girl facing circumstances even more dire than his own that he begins to make plans for a new life for himself.

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At the beginning of Gene Stratton-Porter's thoroughly uplifting novel Michael O'Halloran, the protagonist is a scrappy 10-year-old orphan who must literally fight every day to ensure his own survival. It is only when he stumbles across a little girl facing circumstances even more dire than his own that he begins to make plans for a new life for himself. Will his grandiose vision become reality, or will Michael O'Halloran succumb to the ruthless vagaries of life in the big city?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781775561699
Publisher:
The Floating Press
Publication date:
10/01/2012
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Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
508 KB

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Meet the Author

Gene Stratton-Porter (1863–1924) was born on a farm in Indiana. She later lived in a cabin adjoining the Limberlost Swamp, immortalized in her best-selling A Girl of the Limberlost. In 1923 she moved to California for her health, but was killed in an automobile accident in 1924. Other Stratton-Porter novels reissued by Indiana University Press include Freckles, Laddie, The Harvester, and The Keeper of the Bees.

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Michael O'Halloran 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Mickey is a class act. This book, although sappy in places is great and though it is nearly set at the turn of the last century the observances of human nature and how to live life are square on the mark. Buy it, read it and live it.
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