The Nightingale Author:Agnes Sligh Turnbull First published in 1960. — "In small town America of the turn of the century, both thinking and making a living for oneself were for men only. But at 25, beautiful and talented Violet Carpenter chose to wait for the love that would last a lifetime. Obliged to support herself, Violet opens her home to tourists and her heart to poetry, little dream... more »ing that both will lead to romantic crossroads, and that her fabled golden nightingale will sing at last for love."
"Charming...heart-warning...deeply felt. I liked it. And so will a lot of people, weary of the unpalatable outpourings in today's fiction. The Kirkus Service
"Gentle, yet vivid...excitement and warmth of emotion. It is a refreshing book, as well as a delightful one in which love comes into its own." Boston Sunday Herald« less