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Luck of Lowry (Luck of Lowry #1)

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Fifteen-year-old Barbara Wyeth comes to live with her Great-Aunt Candace in the Catskills, where she becomes involved in an old family mystery involving a ruby necklace.
Hardcover, 303 pages
Published 1931 by The Junior Literary Guild
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May 20, 2010 Emily rated it it was ok
This story, which was published in 1931 "for older girls", has two strands, one of which I liked, and one which made me groan and long to stop reading. Barbara Wyeth is a fifteen-year-old girl who's spent her life in the country. Raised by a single uncle, she's grown up bookish, headstrong and independent, but also lazy and completely lacking social graces. The part of the book I liked involved her growing maturity which comes about when the extended family faces a financial crisis, and she ...more
Oct 31, 2010 Jane rated it liked it
Another book set in Onteora.
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Josephine Daskam Bacon (Mrs. Selden Bacon) was an American writer of great versatility. She is chiefly known as a writer who made the point of having female protagonists.
She wrote a series of juvenile mysteries, as well as works dealing with more serious themes. She published books of poetry, which were well received by critics; as noted by one critic, some of her poetry was set to music.
She wrote
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