Lucy Watson, a young schoolteacher, is appointed welfare instructor in a community of isolated backwoods folk. She quickly overcomes their fears, and achieves popularity by the practical results of her work.
She is especially successful with a strong, uncouth bee-hunter. Zane Grey's handling of these primitive characters is robust and understanding."Zane Grey is a gifted artist who draws scenes of the southwest in unforgettable stories." (B-O-T Editorial Review Board)