First published in 1920, Marie Conway Oemler's "The Purple Heights" is the story of the life of Peter Champneys, a fatherless boy, with black hair and hazel eyes living with his mother in a small house in South Carolina. Shy with children of his own age, Peter makes friends of unlikely creatures: a small gray cat named Martin Luther who presents him with a litter of kittens, or a Red Admiral butterfly, which Peter believes is a fairy, or at the very least a good omen. And so it is -- as Peter grows to manhood he continues to pursue the Red Admiral and finds his life's vocation, painting, and his love, Anne.
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 1st October 2006
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24 x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.47