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Swamp Cat

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Published: 1957
Language: English
Wordcount: 46,897 / 137 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 65.4
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 586
Added to site: 2011.09.05
mnybks.net#: 30707
Origin: gutenberg.org

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

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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

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