Swamp Cat

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1957
Language: English
Wordcount: 46,897 / 137 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 65.4
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 561
Added to site: 2011.09.05
mnybks.net#: 30707
Origin: gutenberg.org

Another of Kjelgaards nature novels written from the perspective of an animal.

Show Excerpt

d a definite bearing on why he and his brothers were here.

The town owed its existence to the fact that it was the logical place to establish a railroad yard. Its inhabitants consisted of those who worked for the railroad and various business and professional people who had gathered to serve them. The first scheduled train had run over the new-laid rails just twenty-eight years ago, and, with few exceptions, everybody in the town who was past thirty had come from somewhere else. Those who'd stayed had established the town's oldest and most-respected families, and such traditions as there were centered about them and the history they'd seen in the making.

It was a colorful story, for though there hadn't been any town, there had been people here long before the steel rails crept this way. They were the Trulls, the Casmans, the Haroldsons, the Gates, and others. According to popular report, in which there was probably more than a little truth, these natives of the region lived back in the hills bec

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Swamp Cat by James Arthur Kjelgaard - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for Swamp Cat by James Arthur Kjelgaard - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for Swamp Cat by James Arthur Kjelgaard - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for Swamp Cat by James Arthur Kjelgaard - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for Swamp Cat by James Arthur Kjelgaard - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

Cover image for Swamp Cat by James Arthur Kjelgaard - Free eBook

Sound of Sirens

Tales of Skylge #1
Jen Minkman

On the island of Skylge, electricity is only fo... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
by Arthur Conan Doyle
Clarimonde
by Théophile Gautier
Dracula
by Bram Stoker
Emma
by Jane Austen
The Trial
by Franz Kafka
The ''Genius''
by Theodore Dreiser
Pride and Prejudice
by Jane Austen
The Secret Adversary
by Agatha Christie
David Copperfield
by Charles Dickens
Treasure Island
by Robert Louis Stevenson

See more popular titles from this genre.