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Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch
Mrs Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch
Author: Alice Hegan Rice
Nothing and nobody can break the spirit of the optimistic Mrs. Wiggs—not her deceased husband, who "traveled to eternity by the alcohol route," leaving his wife and five children impoverished; not her home in the Cabbage Patch, an old Louisville slum; not even the plight of her oldest son Jim, who has assumed the crippling responsibilities ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780671524760
ISBN-10: 0671524763
Publication Date: 4/1984
Edition: Reprint
Reading Level: Ages 9-12
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Publisher: Pocket Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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Since it first appeared in print in 1901, this timeless story has been cherished by generations,young and old alike.
The Cabbage patch, where ramshackle cottages play hopscotch with the railroad tracks, is the setting for a touching tale of a poor family that lives by a simple truth-goodness and kindness are the true riches of life.


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