The Amazing Adventures of Letitia Carberry (HarperPerennial by Mary Roberts Rinehart

By Mary Roberts Rinehart

The indomitable Letitia Carberry, referred to as Tish, leaps sooner than she seems, best her spinster-friends, Aggie and Lizzie, headfirst into hilarious, usually perilous, conditions. yet as ingenious and resolute ladies of a definite age and station, the 3 associates necessarily achieve the higher hand, fixing mysteries and reuniting fans earlier than adjourning for a hard-earned rest.

The impressive Adventures of Letitia Carberry comprises the secret The awesome Adventures of Letitia Carberry, in addition to the fast tales “Three Pirates of Penzance” and “That lousy Night.”

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Through her job, Lane became friends with a group of intellectuals, artists, and bohemians, most of them liberals, in whose company she honed ideas derived from years of reading, listening, and observation. She left the paper and San Francisco in late 1918 and spent a year in Greenwich Village doing freelance journalism and ghostwriting, and fraternizing with a wide variety of people, including political radicals. In May 1920, taking advantage of the wider horizons increasingly available to American women on their own, Lane sailed to Europe as a writer on behalf of the Red Cross for the first of several extended periods of residence overseas.

10 Unlike an earlier period of Indian removal, when President Andrew Jackson’s policy of removing the remaining Cherokee Indians from Georgia to beyond the Mississippi met widespread resistance from many white individuals and church denominational bodies, Indian removal in the post–Civil War period met no popular resistance among whites. 11 The Pierce and Buchanan administrations in the 1850s, retreating from an evolving policy of making the distribution of public lands more democratic, had gone back to an older treaty-making method of disposing of Indian lands, which barred them from becoming part of the public lands of the United States and hence made them unavailable for acquisition through preemption or, after 1862, through the Homestead Act.

Let me say immediately that I see no indication that Charles and Caroline were harsh disciplinarians of their children, any more than Laura was in her turn as a parent. And despite the strong bond between Laura and Pa described in the books, nothing suggests that there was an incestuous relationship between the two of them, or between Rose and her father, for that matter. Wilder’s insistence that her parents possessed the pioneer spirit to a marked degree and that their response to setbacks was to put such occurrences behind them and simply move on may have been code for their ability to handle stress without brutality toward their children.

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