Gene Stratton-Porter's fascinating nature work with bird, flower, and moth, and the natural wonders of the Limberlost Swamp, made famous as the scene of her nature romances, all have stirred much curiosity among readers everywhere.
“At the Foot of the Rainbow,” Gene Stratton-Porter's 1907 novel, uses fishing as a backdrop to tell the story of Jimmy Malone and Dannie Macnoun, who is in love with Jimmy's wife, Mary. The characters, setting, dialogue/dialect, and virtues are classic Porter; the issues and values are timeless; and the thought-provoking manner in which Stratton-Porter concludes her story leave one considering their own lives on a deeper level. Well worth a few hours of reading, this work also includes a lengthy biographical introduction on the author's life and work.
- GENE STRATTON-PORTER A LITTLE STORY OF HER LIFE AND WORK
- Chapter I THE RAT-CATCHERS OF THE WABASH
- Chapter II RUBEN O'KHAYAM AND THE MILK PAIL
- Chapter III THE FIFTY COONS OF THE CANOPER
- Chapter IV WHEN THE KINGFISHER AND THE BLACK BASS CAME HOME
- Chapter V WHEN THE RAINBOW SET ITS ARCH IN THE SKY
- Chapter VI THE HEART OF MARY MALONE
- Chapter VII THE APPLE OF DISCORD BECOMES A JOINTED ROD
- Chapter VIII WHEN THE BLACK BASS STRUCK
- Chapter IX WHEN JIMMY MALONE CAME TO CONFESSION
- Chapter X DANNIE'S RENUNCIATION
- Chapter XI THE POT OF GOLD