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The Lemon Jelly Cake carries readers back to kinder, gentler times in small-town Central Illinois at the turn of the century. Evoking a forgotten America of lush lawns, bountiful summer picnics, shaded front porches, and gentle humor, the tale is set in an era when the day's toughest decision might have been what to serve for dinner or which suit or dress to wear. The Lemon Jelly Cake was a selection of the Literary Guild and was serialized in Woman's Day magazine. It was in its fifth printing when its author, ...
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Overview

The Lemon Jelly Cake carries readers back to kinder, gentler times in small-town Central Illinois at the turn of the century. Evoking a forgotten America of lush lawns, bountiful summer picnics, shaded front porches, and gentle humor, the tale is set in an era when the day's toughest decision might have been what to serve for dinner or which suit or dress to wear. The Lemon Jelly Cake was a selection of the Literary Guild and was serialized in Woman's Day magazine. It was in its fifth printing when its author, Madeline Babcock Smith of Decatur, died in December 1952. In this new Prairie State Books edition, an introduction by longtime Millikin University faculty member and Findlay resident Dan Guillory situates the book and its charming tale firmly in the Central Illinois of 1900.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781585474073
  • Publisher: Center Point Large Print
  • Publication date: 1/28/2004
  • Pages: 207
  • Product dimensions: 6.08 (w) x 8.68 (h) x 0.78 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 3, 2001

    What a pleasure!

    This was one of the funniest books that I have read for a longtime. Notice Helene's references to the 'hoarfrost' house! It is also a gentle book with fascinating insights into what was important to people at the beginning to the twentieth century. It certainly evoked a wistfulness for earlier simpler times when the most important thing in life was to can the best pickles. This book is a very enjoyable 'vacation' from the hectic pace of life.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 15, 2000

    Delightful story of the 1900s

    I read this book in such a short time. It was funny and gave me a wonderful idea of what life was like at the turn of the 1900s. The contrast of what it was like in 1900 and the way it is now is amazing. I felt peaceful while reading this book - loved every page!!!

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