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Dorothy Evelyn Smith
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Brief Flower

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Hardcover, 221 pages
Published 1966 by E. P. Dutton & Co.,Inc
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Another beautiful story by Dorothy Evelyn Smith. Here we have a young orphan girl, Barbara (Bunny for short) who grows up under the care of her mother's friends, a man Laurie and a former stage girl, Madge.

Bunny enjoys a rather bohemian childhood, none too clean, none too full of belly, but happy in a simple way.

After some time passes, Bunny's grandfather comes on the scene, a grand character who lives a life of solitary splendor. She is requested to stay with him for one year, enjoying all that
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Dorothy Evelyn Smith was born in Derby, England, the daughter of a Methodist parson. She first began to write successfully for English magazines while her husband was serving in the First World War. Thereafter her short stories and articles steadily reached a wide market, though her work was subject to interruptions from her growing daughter and son and their prodigious number of pets. In 1939, ...more
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