"Romance of a Kentuckian in St. Augustine"

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Abstract

While staying at the Hotel Ponce de Leon with his fiancée, George Allen Van Zant, from the Bluegrass region of Kentucky meets and befriends a young girl, Petronilla Pedro, who develops a crush on the older man. She has a great love of music and he pays for her to receive lessons. He leaves after his vacation and she grows up. After Petronilla becomes a woman and a famed travelling soprano, she goes in search of the man who was kind to her.

Other notable local locations visited include the Cathedral Basilica, the seawall, and the Castillo de San Marcos.

Identifier

PS3505 .R69 P3 1898

Access Rights

This item is part of the Circulating Collection and can be checked out with a valid Flagler ID. Non-Flagler affiliates will need to request this book through their local library's Inter-Library Loan program.

Creator

Contributor

Mrs. David Bott Manley, illustrator

Title

"Romance of a Kentuckian in St. Augustine"

Alternative Title

in, Patchwork: The Poems and Prose Sketches of . . . Maley Bainbridge Crist
Taken from the publisher's page: "The publication of this complete edition of Mrs. Crist's works is made possible by the courtesy of the Frank Leslie's Monthly, who originally published several of Mrs. Crist's poems and sketches."

Publisher

Atlanta: The Martin & Hoyt Company

Date

Format

Rebound book

Language

English

Audience

Subject

Romance
Short stories, Vignettes, or Poetry

Coverage

Flagler Era

Has Format

Available for free on HathiTrust.
Available for free on Internet Archive.

References

Gardner, Janette C. An Annotated Bibliography of Florida Fiction, 1801-1980. St. Petersburg, FL: Little Bayou Press, 1983.

McCarthy, Kevin. M. “Historical St. Augustine in Fiction.” El Escribano 15 (1978): 61-69.

Bibliographic Citation

Crist, Maley. "Romance of a Kentuckian in St. Augustine." Patchwork: The Poems of Prose Sketches of. . . Maley Bainbridge Crist. Atlanta: The Martin & Hoyt Co., 1898.

Citation

Maley Crist, “"Romance of a Kentuckian in St. Augustine",” St. Augustine Fiction, accessed July 18, 2024, https://staugustinefiction.omeka.net/items/show/174.

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