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Collin Fenwick

The protagonist and narrator of the story is Collin Fenwick, an orphaned boy who grows up in the eccentric household of his father's cousins, Verena and Dolly Talbo, two sisters living in a small Southern town. Collin is only eleven-years-old when he arrives at the Talbo house to live but recalls that from that time until he turned sixteen were glorious years. As an orphan, Collin never completely fits in at school and prefers the company of the gentle-spirited Dolly and her friend, Catherine, who prepare wonderful after school treats for Collin in the homey kitchen of the big house. During the autumn, Collin turns sixteen, he moves to a tree house in a China tree during a temporary rebellious act initiated by Dolly. Collin learns much about the human spirit and living with the courage of personal convictions during this eccentric experience. Collin is still maturing...

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