How Bessie kept house

Cover of: How Bessie kept house | Douglas, Amanda Minnie

Published by Henry Altemus in Philadelphia .

Written in English

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Statementby Amanda M. Douglas ; illustrations by L.R. Leopold.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.D746 Ho
The Physical Object
Pagination121 p., [3] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages121
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6932507M
LC Control Number03025215

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In December they asked her for a novel and sent 80 as an advance payment for the book. Bessie went to work at once. At last having a typewriter, she wrote When Rain Clouds Gather in just under a year.

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The house today is almost exactly as she left it; her son Howard has merely added shade cloth to create a veranda. Bigger rushes to Bessie’s house to keep her from going to the drop-off site for the money.

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