Queechy


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(4.6 stars; 43 reviews)

Fleda Ringan is an 11 year old orphan who lives with her grandfather in Queechy, Vermont. After a tragic incident, Fleda has to live with her aunt in Paris, Mrs. Rossiter. She travels to Paris under the care of young Mr. Carleton and his mother, a rich Englishwomen. Every young man who meets Fleda loves her, but she adores only Mr. Carleton. Once Fleda's aunt Mrs. Rossiter loses all her money, they return to America where Fleda learns to farm and cook to support her family. Mr. Carleton is always around to help out but never utters a word about love to Fleda. (Summary by Abigail Rasmussen) (27 hr 47 min)

Chapters

01 - Curtain Rises at Queechy 30:00 Read by Abigail Rasmussen
02 - Things Loom Out Dimly Through the Smoke 38:40 Read by Arlene Joyce
03 - You Amuse Me and I'll Amuse You 49:37 Read by Abigail Rasmussen
04 - Aunt Miriam 14:56 Read by Arlene Joyce
05 - As to Whether a Flower Can Grow in the Woods 24:34 Read by Abigail Rasmussen
06 - Queechy at Dinner 37:16 Read by Arlene Joyce
07 - The Curtain Falls Upon the Scene 26:49 Read by Abigail Rasmussen
08 - The Fairy Leaves the House 32:25 Read by Arlene Joyce
09 - How Mr. Carleton Happened to Be Not at Home 25:05 Read by Abigail Rasmussen
10 - The Fairy and the Englishman 30:54 Read by Arlene Joyce
11 - A Little Candle 32:35 Read by Abigail Rasmussen
12 - Spars Below 39:08 Read by Arlene Joyce
13 - The Fairy Peeps into an English House, but Does Not Stay There 32:40 Read by Abigail Rasmussen
14 - Two Bibles in Paris 35:08 Read by Arlene Joyce
15 - Very Literary 34:48 Read by Abigail Rasmussen
16 - Dissolving View - Ending with a Saw-Mill in the Distance 28:34 Read by Arlene Joyce
17 - Rain and Water - Cresses for Breakfast 17:37 Read by Abigail Rasmussen
18 - Mr. Rossitur's Wits Sharpened upon a Ploughshare 25:43 Read by Arlene Joyce
19 - Fleda Goes After Help and Finds Dr. Quackenboss 34:31 Read by Abigail Rasmussen
20 - Society in Queechy 34:28 Read by Arlene Joyce
21 - 'The Sweetness of a Man's Friend by a Hearty Counsel' 35:13 Read by Abigail Rasmussen
22 - Wherein a Great Many People Pay Their Respects in Form and Substance 35:16 Read by Arlene Joyce
23 - The Captain Out-Generalled by the Fairy 32:09 Read by Abigail Rasmussen
24 - A Breath of the World at Queechy 28:57 Read by Arlene Joyce
25 - 'As Good a Boy as You Need to Have' 22:21 Read by Abigail Rasmussen
26 - Pine Knots 33:05 Read by Arlene Joyce
27 - Sweet - In Its Consequences 41:38 Read by Abigail Rasmussen
28 - The Brook's Old Song - And the New 18:53 Read by Arlene Joyce
29 - Flighty and Unsatisfactory 24:56 Read by Abigail Rasmussen
30 - Disclosures - By Mr. Skillcorn 13:04 Read by Arlene Joyce
31 - Mr. Olmney's Cause Argued 20:46 Read by Abigail Rasmussen
32 - Sometimes Inconvenient 'From the Loophole of Retreat to Peep at Such a Wor… 40:41 Read by Arlene Joyce
33 - Fleda's White Muslin 25:05 Read by Abigail Rasmussen
34 - How the Fairy Engaged the Two Englishmen 33:25 Read by Arlene Joyce
35 - Fleda Forgets Herself 36:50 Read by Abigail Rasmussen
36 - The Roses and the Gentlemen 58:13 Read by Arlene Joyce
37 - 'An Unseen Enemy Round the Corner' 30:07 Read by Abigail Rasmussen
38 - The Fairy at Her Work Again 25:16 Read by Arlene Joyce
39 - A Night of Uncertain Length 35:32 Read by Abigail Rasmussen
40 - A Thorn Enters 33:08 Read by Arlene Joyce
41 - Dealings with the Press 25:07 Read by Abigail Rasmussen
42 - Ends with Sweet Music 30:49 Read by Arlene Joyce
43 - How Fleda Was Watched by Blue Eyes 20:07 Read by Abigail Rasmussen
44 - What Pleasant People One Meets in Society 26:32 Read by Arlene Joyce
45 - How Much Trouble One May Have about a Note 30:08 Read by Abigail Rasmussen
46 - Aromatic Vinegar 29:41 Read by Arlene Joyce
47 - The Fur Cloak on a Journey 41:28 Read by Abigail Rasmussen
48 - Quarrenton to Queechy 42:41 Read by Arlene Joyce
49 - Montepoole Becomes a Point of Interest 17:54 Read by Abigail Rasmussen
50 - The House on 'The Hill' Once More 28:33 Read by Arlene Joyce
51 - The First One That Left Queechy 27:54 Read by Abigail Rasmussen
52 - The Last Sunset There 25:24 Read by Arlene Joyce
53 - Fleda Alone on an Isthmus 21:50 Read by Abigail Rasmussen
54 - The Moorish Temple before Breakfast 49:32 Read by Arlene Joyce

Reviews


(4.5 stars)

I loved this book. an old fashioned story that had very good morals while portraying Christ.

Filled with the love of Christ as the characters choose to love


(4 stars)

a Truly Enjoyable Read


(5 stars)

This is my first of this author, but not the last! What a satisfying journey it brings you on. I will miss these characters. A worthy read, indeed.

my favourite by this author.great readers


(5 stars)


(5 stars)

Good and engaging story. Like others I will miss these characters. Some good volunteer readers as well, thanks.

exquisitely unfolded


(5 stars)

Great text, awesome readers, good flow the entire 54 chapters

Love it


(5 stars)

A lovely Christian story about a girl.

Good message, but it took forever...


(2 stars)