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Christy
Christy
Author: Catherine Marshall
In the year 1912, nineteen-year-old Christy Huddleston leaves home to teach school in the Smoky Mountains -- and comes to know and love the resilient people of the region, with their fierce pride, their dark superstitions, their terrible poverty, and their yearning for beauty and truth. But her faith will be severely challenged by trial and trag...  more »
ISBN: 596
Pages: 501
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  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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4.5 stars, based on 1 rating
Publisher: Avon
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Bev7 avatar reviewed Christy on + 97 more book reviews
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501 action packed pages, that will not let you put this book down.
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This is a beautiful, well-written book. I am only giving one away because I have two copies! It's definately a read again novel with lots of heart.
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A sweet, clean romance perfect for teens.
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This is an AWESOME story! First, it's based on a true life event. Secondly, the style and flow are so enjoyable to read. I have read this one many times (not this copy....just the book!) and always enjoy it. Find out about the "old time" missionaries in America. It's a love story...a story of hate...a story of diversity...a story of fables and colorful language....a story of great characters....a story of Queen Esther....bootleggers...beautiful children and details about clothes, food, nature, you won't forget this story and your heart and faith will be lifted up.
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I read this book as a teen, a young adult and as an adult. Like all good stories, this one appeals to all ages. A young woman from a upper-class home, sets out to teach children in the Appalachia. She learns about these people, herself and God.

You will not regret the time to read this book, and will wish that there was more! I highly recommend this for any young women, 14 and up.
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A girl who learns how to trust God through hard but extremely rewarding missionary service. A beautiful romance which touches the heart and the spirit!
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One of my favorite stories as a kid. I loved the descriptive style of this book. The way Marshall explains the people and community are so vivid.
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Inspiring book.
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Catherine Marshall is great! Christy is the book upon which the CBS television shows were based.
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Very enjoyable! Christy is written in the tradition of the "Little House" books, but has some romance thrown in.
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"One of the best-loved of all american novels." A story of a young teacher and what she encounters and learns in the Smoky Mountains. Very touching and moving.
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Excellent classic!
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One of my favorite books of all time. Long and VERY worth the read. I don't think the TV series did it justice at all.
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I never read this book back in the years it was released but picked it up for a bookclub last year. It has become a favorite of mine. Full of good quotes that help bring perspective to life. The story is well written and depicts an era in American Appalachia that I knew nothing about. Highly recommend for teens and adults.
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Very good christian classic
Jerseygirl-exit30 avatar reviewed Christy on + 79 more book reviews
What a wonderful story, very old fashioned...reminded me of reading the Little House books when I was young.
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A book about dreams that come true with hard work, determination and compassion. I loved this book way back in the '60's, still love it.


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