The Girls (Classic Reprint)

The Girls (Classic Reprint)

by Edna Ferber
     
 

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It is a question of method. Whether to rush you up to the girls pellmell, leaving you to become acquainted as best you can; or, with elaborate slyness., to slip you so casually into their family life that they will not even glance up when you enter the room or leave it; or to present the three of them in solemn order according to age, epoch,

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It is a question of method. Whether to rush you up to the girls pellmell, leaving you to become acquainted as best you can; or, with elaborate slyness., to slip you so casually into their family life that they will not even glance up when you enter the room or leave it; or to present the three of them in solemn order according to age, epoch, and story. This last would mean beginning with great-aunt Charlotte Thrift, spinster, aged seventy-four; thence to her niece and namesake Lottie Pay son, spinster, aged thirty-two; finishing with Lottie's niece and namesake Charley Kemp, spinster, aged eighteen and a half - you may be certain nobody ever dreamed of calling her Charlotte. If you are led by all this to exclaim, aghast, "A story about old maids!" - you are right. It is. Though, after all, perhaps one couldn't call great-aunt Charlotte an old maid.

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ISBN-13:
9781331558835
Publisher:
FB &c Ltd
Publication date:
07/16/2015
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.79(d)

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