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Complete Works of Frank Norris (Volume 1); Blix Moran of the Lady Letty (Paperback) Loot Price: R379
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Complete Works of Frank Norris (Volume 1); Blix Moran of the Lady Letty (Paperback): Frank Norris
Complete Works of Frank Norris (Volume 1); Blix Moran of the Lady Letty (Paperback): Frank Norris

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Complete Works of Frank Norris (Volume 1); Blix Moran of the Lady Letty (Paperback)

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899. Excerpt: ... "oh, but the story of it " exclaimed Condy as he and Travis regained the wharf--"the story of it Isn't it a ripper Isn't it a corker His leaving her that way, and never caring for any other girl afterward." "And so original " she commented, quite as enthusiastic as he. "Original? Why, it's new as paint It's--it's Travis, I'll make a story out of this that will be copied in every paper between the two oceans." They were so interested in the mate's story that they forgot to take a car, and walked up Clay Street talking it over, suggesting, rearranging, and embellishing; and Condy was astonished and delighted to note that she "caught on" to the idea as quickly as he, and knew the telling points and what details to leave out. "And I'll make a bang-up article out of the whaleback herself," declared Condy. The "idea" of the article had returned to him, and all his enthusiasm with it. "And look here," he said, showing her the letter from the Centennial Company. "They turned down my book, but see what they say." "Quite an unusual order of merit " cried Travis. "Why, that's fine Why didn't you show this to me before?--and asking you like this to write them a novel of adventure What more can you want? Oh " she exclaimed impatiently, "that's so like you; you would tell everybody about your reverses, and carry on about them yourself, but never say a word when you get a little boom. Have you an idea for a thirty-thousandword novel? Wouldn't that diver's story do?" "No, there's not enough in that for thirty thousand words. I haven't any idea at all--never wrote a story of adventure--never wrote anything longer than six thousand words. But I'll keep my eye open for something that will do. By the way--by Jove Travis, where are we?" They looked swiftly around them, ...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Frank Norris
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 94
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-08232-9
Categories: Promotions
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LSN: 1-151-08232-5
Barcode: 9781151082329

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