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Carol Goes Backstage (Carol Page #1)

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Published 1942 by Little, Brown, and Company (first published 1941)
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Nov 02, 2009 Emily rated it liked it
I was so pleased when I learned that Helen Dore Boylston, whose Sue Barton nursing series was a favorite of mine growing up, also authored another series, about an aspiring actress, of which this one was the first. Unfortunately, I was less than captivated by the Carol books, which just seemed a little dull, and lacking the immediacy and the sense of fun that I found in the books about Sue. Perhaps this is because Boylston drew on her own training as a nurse for the Sue Barton books, or perhaps ...more
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An only child, Helen Dore Boylston attended Portsmouth public schools and trained as a nurse at Massachusetts General Hospital. Two days after graduating, she joined the Harvard medical unit that had been formed to serve with the British Army. After the war, she missed the comradeship, intense effort, and mutual dependence of people upon one another when under pressure, and joined the Red Cross to ...more
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