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Mother Excitement Over Father Old Sweetheart

Auhtor: Bess Streeter Aldrich

Language: english

Genres:

classic
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Review by Beth Cholette, January 2005


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'Mother Excitement Over Father Old Sweetheart':

Second choice.--No party.--Prisoners base.--Yesterday.--A break for Eve.--Masterpiece.--Twas the night before Christmas.--High holiday.--The shortest way home.--The heart of a mouse.--The mother of Angela Hogan.--Grand central pickup.--Sinners.

Excerpts from the Book 'Mother Excitement Over Father Old Sweetheart':


... Katherine home from the University for spring vacation, lovely eighteen-year-old Marcia, merry sixteen-year-old Eleanor, and troublesome, lovable ...
... First National Bank was just sitting down on the opposite side of the library table and unfolding the Evening Journal when Mother began: ...
... ready to be one. I don't see any way to stop it, Mother. Henry stole a surreptitious glance at a tempting editorial. ...
... into the library. Mother - Henry put down his magazine - I've decided to go with you to-morrow and on to Midwestern while you are at ...
... picked it up. Under the heading Class of '89 - that was Father's - there were a couple of commonplace items. Her eyes wandered on. Class of '90. ...
... Mother had never known. She did know that every spring and fall for twenty-six years she had cleaned out a box which contained, among other trinkets, ...
... had been unfortunate, first in losing the money his father had left him, and then in having his ability underestimated by a dozen or so employers. He ...
... when the train arrived at Mount Carroll. The station was a mass of moving students, class colors, arriving parents and old grads. Mother's spirits were ...
... a fat judge, with a shining, bald head and a shining, round face behind shining, round tortoise-shell glasses. One was a small, wrinkled, dapper dry-goods ...
... seats and chairs on the roomy porch of the bungalow, and it was there that they all sat down. The hour that followed was not an unqualified success. ...
... on tiptoe at the edge of the crowd trying to catch a glimpse of the lithe, radiant, marching girls - Eternal Youth forever winding in and out under ...
... boys, the Hallowe'en we girls hid from you, and you had to furnish the supper because you didn't find us by nine o'clock? They all ...
... into their midst. Mother was thrilling to her finger tips. It was a night almost as warm as this, the judge said, and the moon ...
... foolishly open, waiting for them, just as it had waited before. Against the window they placed a sloping board and climbed slowly up, ...
... May we have some lights? she asked frigidly. Certainly. LIGHTS were turned on. Three men stood there: A ...
... truth when we said we could have found you. Now, let's dig out, said the doctor, whose respiratory organs were again working, before ...
... collection of indigestibles there was chaos where there should have been cosmos. Far, far behind the others came the judge and Mother not from any sentimental ...
... of down and out - works around the University Cafeteria. Was - ? It was coming. Mother braced herself. Was Laura Drew there? ...
... a plump hand on Father's arm, you are such a comfort to me. Won't it be nice to get home and settle down to being a grandfather and a grandmother? ...
... Congressman Charlie Wilson who partnered with bare knuckle attitude CIA operative Gust Avrakotos to launch Operation Cyclone, a program to organize ...