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Finley, Martha 1828-1909

Overview
Works: 208 works in 1,247 publications in 2 languages and 21,019 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Domestic fiction  Christian fiction  Religious fiction  Domestic fiction, American  Young adult works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7, FIC
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Publications about Martha Finley
Publications by Martha Finley
Publications by Martha Finley, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Martha Finley
Elsie Dinsmore by Martha Finley( Book )
91 editions published between 1806 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,078 libraries worldwide
A pious young girl has difficulty establishing a relationship with her worldly father who seems indifferent to her religious principles
Elsie's girlhood : a sequel to "Elsie Dinsmore" and "Elsie's holidays at Roselands" by Martha Finley( Book )
48 editions published between 1868 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 539 libraries worldwide
Elsie's experiences changes from girlhood to womanhood, her family is also undergoing change
Elsie's endless wait by Martha Finley( Book )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 525 libraries worldwide
In the 1840's, eight-year-old heiress Elsie Dinsmore has only her Christian faith and the hope of love from the father she has never met to sustain her while living on a southern plantation with relatives who care little for her and disapprove of her strong religious principles
Elsie's womanhood : a sequel to "Elsie's girlhood" by Martha Finley( Book )
43 editions published between 1875 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 491 libraries worldwide
Elsie's marriage to John Travilla opens up a new phase in her life when she moves to Viamede, her mother's childhood home
Elsie's impossible choice by Martha Finley( Book )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 486 libraries worldwide
Having refused to violate her religious principles, even at her father's command, nine-year-old Elsie and her father both suffer terribly during his recuperation from a serious illness, especially since his stepmother encourages the rift between them
Elsie's new life by Martha Finley( Book )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 457 libraries worldwide
During her tenth summer, Elsie is reunited with old friends, travels throughout New England, and introduces her father to the woman who will become her new mother
Elsie's motherhood by Martha Finley( Book )
41 editions published between 1875 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 431 libraries worldwide
On the occasion of their tenth anniversary, Elsie and her husband John come under attack, accused of being carpetbaggers and scalawags
Elsie's stolen heart by Martha Finley( Book )
4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 412 libraries worldwide
While visiting an elderly, eccentric great-aunt in Ohio, eighteen-year-old Elsie is courted by a young man who has been sent by her uncle Arthur to win not only her hand, but her fortune as well
Elsie's new relations : what they did and how they fared at Ion : a sequel to Grandmother Elsie by Martha Finley( Book )
37 editions published between 1883 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 409 libraries worldwide
Elsie and her cousin discover a long-lost cousin, while others in the family experience both hardships and joys as they learn to trust in God
Elsie's children : a sequel to "Elsie's motherhood" by Martha Finley( Book )
29 editions published between 1875 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 369 libraries worldwide
Elsie, Edward, and their children spend the summer in upstate New York with the Ross family, whom they share their love of Christ with, and must trust the Lord when their youngest daughter falls ill
Elsie's troubled times by Martha Finley( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 354 libraries worldwide
As Elsie and Edward experience the joys of parenthood, the Civil War begins and ends, with terrible losses to their families
Elsie's great hope by Martha Finley( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 342 libraries worldwide
Elsie and her family endure tragedies as well as experience the joys of life in the 1870s
Elsie's widowhood; a sequel to "Elsie's children." by Martha Finley( Book )
30 editions published between 1880 and 2011 in English and Russian and held by 335 libraries worldwide
Elsie trusts in the Lord to comfort her when her husband dies suddenly
Elsie's true love by Martha Finley( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 335 libraries worldwide
Elsie, now twenty-one years old, wishes to marry an old friend but her father decrees she must first learn to manage her inheritance, including her mother's Louisiana sugar plantation and its slaves
Grandmother Elsie : a sequel to Elsie's widowhood by Martha Finley( Book )
22 editions published between 1882 and 2010 in English and held by 334 libraries worldwide
Elsie becomes a grandmother when her daughter Violet marries widower Captain Raymond; while in Italy, young Elsie marries Lester after nursing him through typhoid fever, and her brother Edward also finds love
Elsie at Nantucket : a sequel to "Elsie's new relations" by Martha Finley( Book )
32 editions published between 1868 and 2013 in English and Russian and held by 329 libraries worldwide
The Raymonds invite Elsie and her family to accompany them on a trip to Nantucket by yacht
Millie's unsettled season by K. R Hamilton( Book )
6 editions published in 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 325 libraries worldwide
Millie Keith is moving from Ohio to Indiana with her family and her Christian faith must sustain her through the journey
Elsie's tender mercies by Martha Finley( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 323 libraries worldwide
Elsie Dinsmore Travilla, who has always tried to live a truly Christian life, returns to Ion Plantation after the Civil War to discover that old hatreds run deep and that she must rely on her faith to withstand the Ku Klux Klan
Elsie Dinsmore by Martha Finley( Book )
14 editions published between 1890 and 2013 in English and held by 298 libraries worldwide
Living with her uncle's family on a southern plantation in the mid-nineteenth century, motherless eight-year-old Elsie finds it difficult to establish a relationship with her worldly father who seems indifferent to her religious principles
The two Elsies by Martha Finley( Book )
25 editions published between 1868 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 269 libraries worldwide
Lester and Elsie Leland take responsibility for Lester's orphaned niece, Evelyn, who becomes close to Lulu, and they and their families decide to spend the winter on a Louisiana plantation
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Martha, Cousin, 1828-1909

Author of An old fashioned boy, 1828-1909
Author of Ella Clinton and Aunt Ruth 1828-1909
Author of Elsie Dinsmore, 1828-1909
Author of Little Joe Carter, 1828-1909
Author of Marion Harvey 1828-1909
Author of Try 1828-1909
Author of Wanted-a pedigree, 1828-1909
Cousin Martha, 1828-1909
Ella Clinton and Aunt Ruth, Author of 1828-1909
Farquharson, Martha 1828-1909
Little Joe Carter, Author of, 1828-1909
Marion Harvey, Author of 1828-1909
Martha, Cousin, 1828-1909
Martha Finley Amerikaans schrijfster (1828-1909)
Martha Finley Children's writer, novelist, teacher
Try, Author of 1828-1909
Languages
English (455)
Russian (7)
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