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Reader's Digest Condensed Book, Vol 21, Spring 1955: Good-bye, My Lady / The Dowry / The Day Lincoln was Shot / The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant / Flamingo Feather
Reader's Digest Condensed Book Vol 21 Spring 1955 Good-bye My Lady / The Dowry / The Day Lincoln was Shot / The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant / Flamingo Feather Author:Douglass Wallop, Jim Bishop, Margaret Culkin Banning, James Street, Laurens van der Post Good-bye, My Lady by James Street — The warm and touching story of Skeeter, a Mississippi swamp boy, and of the rare little dog, Lady, who drifted into his life as a stray and helped him to take a painful but triumphant step toward maturity. — — The Dowry by Margaret Culkin Banning — Beau... more »tiful Kay Ryland appeared to have everything: two fine sons, a flourishing business of her own, a large income. But she also had a husband who, though he loved her deeply, felt that Kay's career had made him a Displaced Person in their marriage. An then he met a woman whose only career was himself. An engrossing novel which treats a difficult modern problem with frankness and understanding.
The Day Lincoln was Shot by Jim Bishop
Twenty-Four hours and twenty-two minutes after Abraham Lincoln rose on the morning of April 14, 1865, Surgeon General Barnes was placing silver coins on his dead eyelids. What were the unforeseeable twists of fate that led to the President's assassination? How did Booth and his confederates plan it? Here is the last day, hour by hour, history with the impact of this mornings headlines. Sixteen pages of photographs.
The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant by Douglass Wallop
More than anything he could think of, middle-aged Joe Boyd wanted his favorite team, the Washington Senators, to win the pennant. That is why he agreed to let mysterious Mr. Applegate turn him into the greatest ballplayer in the world. But Joe realized that he was gambling with his soul - because Mr. Applegate, a natural double-crosser, was unmistakably the Devil. This is the hilarious account of their battle of wits, as fast an unpredictable as Big League Baseball itself.
Flamingo Feather by Laurens van der Post
Black Africa on the verge of revolt: that was the meaning of the symbolic feather clutched in the hand of the dead 'Takwena Tribesman. And for Pierre de Beuvilliers it meant a desperate race against time, to crush a far-reaching conspiracy at its source. More than a thrilling adventure story, Flamingo Feather dramatizes tensions and dangers in present-day Africa which are all too real.« less