Gene Stratton-Porter was an American author, amateur naturalist, wildlife photographer. She was one of the earliest women to form a movie studio and production company. Some works of the author were translated into different languages, and they were estimated to have had 50 million readers around the world. She was the supporter of the conservation of wild nature. This is a story about “colored people”, their rude life and tough conditions that were connected with them. From the first pages to the climax the racist themes are preached by the 17 year old heroine. Read it and see for yourself!