I, Keturah

I, Keturah➧ [Ebook] ➢ I, Keturah By Ruth Wolff ➲ – Jobs-in-kingston.co.uk A romantic novel about an orphan girl who wins happiness for herself through her simplicity and sincerity A romantic novel about an orphan girl who wins happiness for herself through her simplicity and sincerity. I recently discovered this author due to the fact that I have lived the past 8 years in the home she lived most of her life in The book was published in 1963, and I found it to be a carefully written story of self discovery Written in a non descript time and geographic place, I have enjoyed knowing that she quite possibly wrote this novel from her own experience The main character, Keturah, is a servant girl who travels back steps and lives close to a river The home she ultimately inhabits, I recently discovered this author due to the fact that I have lived the past 8 years in the home she lived most of her life in The book was published in 1963, and I found it to be a carefully written story of self discovery Written in a non descript time and geographic place, I have enjoyed knowing that she quite possibly wrote this novel from her own experience The main character, Keturah, is a servant girl who travels back steps and lives close to a river The home she ultimately inhabits, first as a servant and then as the mistress of the house, is very much like our home, the author and me She is an inspiration and the home from which she wrote is as well I truly enjoyed this book, written in a different time than present day, without cell phones and computers Ruth Wolff is a very good writer She completes a story without loose ends This is the first book my gramma gave me from her shelves when I was 10, and I felt like I was Grown Up. I read this book when I was 14, and loved it so much I vowed to name my little girl Keturah if I was ever blessed with a daughter I was, and I did My daughter, Keturah Loughlin, was one of the reviewers listed for this book She loves it, too This book has some quality. I ve read itthan once n I rarely reread books A wonderful read for young people who don t think they have a future or anything good will come from their poor lives.I read this as a teenager and it s still one of my favorite books. I read this years ago I think I was in high school and remember really liking it I still do, very much.Copyright is early 1960 s, so it hardly fits as a modern work, nor is it a classic The gist is, a girl in an orphanage gets a family Ruth Wolff s writing is beautiful I developed instant empathy for the characters, and I loved following Keturah through her life.This plain cover library book, last shelf in the fiction section, offers a warm story of love, adoption, acceptance and worthines I read this years ago I think I was in high school and remember really liking it I still do, very much.Copyright is early 1960 s, so it hardly fits as a modern work, nor is it a classic The gist is, a girl in an orphanage gets a family Ruth Wolff s writing is beautiful I developed instant empathy for the characters, and I loved following Keturah through her life.This plain cover library book, last shelf in the fiction section, offers a warm story of love, adoption, acceptance and worthiness Recommended to anyone who likes fiction I read this book as a young girl, and I ve always liked it, maybe because I went to boarding school for a number of years and so found it easy to identify with the heroine who for most of her childhood lived in an orphanage When I want to relax, I will sometimes pick it up again for another fun and easy read I m not sure exactly why I enjoy it so much, but in part it s because it s about a girl who had virtually nothing going for her except that she worked hard and cared about people I was given this book as present from my Mum, I was 12 when I read it the first time it left a very deep and indelible mark on my heart my Mum chose it based solely on the brief synopsis on the cover but knew I would enjoy it and how right she was Not only is it beautifully written, being so descriptive and flowing easily, particularly for a young reader, but it draws the reader into an expanding world through the eyes of Keturah, making it a perfect read for a young person I have just re I was given this book as present from my Mum, I was 12 when I read it the first time it left a very deep and indelible mark on my heart my Mum chose it based solely on the brief synopsis on the cover but knew I would enjoy it and how right she was Not only is it beautifully written, being so descriptive and flowing easily, particularly for a young reader, but it draws the reader into an expanding world through the eyes of Keturah, making it a perfect read for a young person I have just re read it 50 years on and despite all the traumas I ve faced in my life and how hardened and cynical I may have become, it still managed to reduce me to tears in places and the writing still held me and even took me back to my 12 year old self Just beautiful xxxx This book has been in my collection for at least 30 years I have loaned it out but thankfully it keeps coming back Keturah lived in an orphanage until her 16th birthday when she was sent out to the country on a train to a small town where people could offer to take the children in for the summer labor in exchange for meals and a place to sleep Keturah went home to Mr and Mrs Denny s farm where she learned that a whole new way of life existed beyond the orphanage walls This is such a wond This book has been in my collection for at least 30 years I have loaned it out but thankfully it keeps coming back Keturah lived in an orphanage until her 16th birthday when she was sent out to the country on a train to a small town where people could offer to take the children in for the summer labor in exchange for meals and a place to sleep Keturah went home to Mr and Mrs Denny s farm where she learned that a whole new way of life existed beyond the orphanage walls This is such a wonderful, beautifully written story I plan to see if I can requestRuth Wolff books from my library