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Trumpet in the City

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Georgia in 1775

"Maggie Clay snatched off her bridal veil and kicked it into a heap. She jerked a half-dozen pearl buttons from their fastenings, pushed the lacy bodice off her shoulders, let her wedding gown fall in milky waves over the floor and stepped over it scornfully. She untied the three frothy petticoats, stepped out of the meringue they made, kicked them into the
Hardcover, First edition, 269 pages
Published 1948 by The Bobbs-Merril Company
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This is quite likely my favorite Miller yet...

And even now two months after finishing I still remember how much I loved this book. I can't really remember enough to give you the plot since I waited too long to write my review, but I'll try. (I've forgotten everyone's names, sorry!)

Our heroine, Maggie is about to be married, on the "suggestion" of her mother and from the very night of the wedding everything goes awry. She has to do things she never dreamed of and somehow with the aid of her best
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Helen Topping Miller was born December 8, 1884 in Fenton, Michigan, the eldest of eight children. Under the influence of her literary mother, she began writing children’s stories for St. Nicholas Magazine when she was fifteen. She went on to attend Michigan State College and graduated in 1905.

She taught for two years in rural and city schools before her family moved to Fremont, Ohio. In 1908 they
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