In Happy Valley

In Happy Valley

by John Fox Jr.

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Preaching at the open-air meeting-house was just over and the citizens of Happy Valley were pouring out of the benched enclosure within living walls of rhododendron. Men, women, children, babes in arms mounted horse or mule or strolled in family groups homeward up or down the dusty road. Youths and maids paired off, dallying behind. Emerged last one rich, dark, buxom girl alone. Twenty yards down the road two young mountaineers were squatted in the shade whittling, and to one she nodded. The other was a stranger-one Jay Dawn-and the stare he gave her was not only bold but impudent.

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ISBN-13: 9781775560654
Publisher: The Floating Press
Publication date: 10/01/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 241 KB

About the Author

John Fox Jr. (December 16, 1862 - July 8, 1919) was an American journalist, novelist, and short story writer.Though he occasionally wrote for periodicals, after 1904, Fox dedicated much of his attention to fiction. The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come (published in 1903) and The Trail of the Lonesome Pine (published in 1908) are arguably his most well known and successful works, entering the New York Times top ten list of bestselling novels for 1903, 1904, 1908, and 1909 respectively.

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