The Keeper of the Bees (Library of Indiana Classics) (Paperback)
Indiana University Press, 9780253206916, 528pp.
Publication Date: October 22, 1991
Set in the author's adopted home of California in the 1920s, this is Gene Stratton-Porter's last novel, a story filled with wisdom, a love of nature, and her own abiding optimism. In it a Master Bee Keeper, his bees, and the natural beauty of California restore a wounded World War I veteran to health.