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Subject: Looking for a book from the 1960's
Date Posted: 8/3/2008 5:03 PM ET
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I have been trying to locate a book I read back in the 60's-it might be older than that, actually. I guess it would be classified as 'juvenile' fiction-I believe the title was "A Matter of Pride", as I recall it was about a girl from a poor family, they lived on a island, maybe off of the Carolinas, I remember the cover was blue, I think. I read this twice while I was in the 5th-6th grade, and I would love to find a copy of it. Does it ring any bells? It's been over 40 years since I read it, so I'm a little fuzzy on the details. Thanks a lot. Karen.
Date Posted: 8/3/2008 5:09 PM ET
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I went to amazon & typed in A Matter of Pride - a book came up by Dorothy Simpson published in 1959 by Lippincott Publishers - it's got a blue cover - a girl holding a pair of shoes - could this be it?

Date Posted: 8/7/2008 8:06 PM ET
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Sounds like it might be-I'll check it out- Thanks alot. I appreciate it. Karen
Date Posted: 8/7/2008 8:13 PM ET
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Just went to Amazon- saw the book you mentioned, I don't know why I never saw there, I'm sure I checked Amazon at one time, anyway, I'm 99.9% sure that is the book, so for $9.00 or so, I'm going to find out. I'll let you know.
Date Posted: 8/14/2008 4:23 PM ET
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Yes!! Success, just received the book today, and it is the one I've been looking for, thank you thank you.  Just looking at it has brought  back alot of fond memories!!! Thank you!! Karen