The Gabriel Horn Author:Felix Holt In the last immense wilderness of western Kentucky - the Jackson Purchase country - the need for men who were really men was great. Big Eli qualified on every account and yet in caring for his motherless son, Little Eli, he displayed a tenderness and gentleness that any mother might envy. — Only a man of Big Eli's size and strength could blow the... more » Gabriel Horn, the hunting horn which played so important a part in the lives of those rugged individuals fighting for an existence on one of the last of the American frontiers. It was Little Eli's ambition to grow up to become a man his father could be proud of and who could in his turn come to blow the Gabriel Horn.
Love and romance are here in great plenty. The bound girl, Hannah Bolen, enters Big Eli's life as his rescuer, only to be become so terrified of the possible results that she flees into the forest.« less