Aunt Crete's EmancipationLarge Print - 2012
Miss Lucretia Ward lives with her sister, Carrie, and her niece, Luella, who frequently impose on her good nature. Mother and daughter expect most of the housework to be done by Aunt Crete, along with much of the sacrifice necessary to keep Luella happy and dressed in the latest fashion. When a telegram arrives from the west with news of an impending visit from Crete's and Carrie's nephew, Donald Grant, Carrie and Luella are not pleased at all. Assuming that Donald, their "backwoods cousin," will not know how to "behave in polite company," they rush off to a fancy resort in order to avoid certain embarrassment. Aunt Crete doesn't mind staying at home while they go to the seashore for a holiday with their high-society friends. She's just concerned about how she'll explain their rudeness to Donald. The man who comes knocking on Aunt Crete's door is tall and handsome, and the picture of refinement. As it turns out, he's ver
Publisher: Thorndike, Me. : Center Point Pub., 2012.
Branch Call Number: HILL G LP
Characteristics: 159 p. (large print) ; 22 cm.