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The Delightful Miss Carrie

Sonja Bartimus

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ISBN 10: 0982988508 / ISBN 13: 9780982988503
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250 pages. Dimensions: 8.0in. x 5.2in. x 0.6in.The Delightful Miss Carrie is a wonderful adventure. After the death of her beloved mother in 1897 when Carrie was just eight years of age, her father came to her and said, I have discovered gold. . . we are rich! Her true-life adventures take us from the gold mines of California through the devastating San Francisco earthquake to fabulous London tea parties. Carrie says in her memoir: One day in the winter of 1910. . . I espied a face which made a deep impression on me. . . I had no experience in the art of love, but when I glimpsed his face, I was smitten. I could feel each beat of my heart as I looked at this stranger across the crowded ferry. . . I fell in love. Then, on the earth-shattering day of December 7, 1941, Carrie witnessed the terrible destruction of Pearl Harbor. She calls these exciting and tragic events her life tapestry of gold and gray threads. You will laugh and weep as you follow her story from youth through old age. Carrie Watson Dinsmore was truly a delightful woman. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780982988503

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Title: The Delightful Miss Carrie

Publisher: Sonja Bartimus

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

Book Type: Paperback

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The Delightful Miss Carrie is a wonderful adventure. After the death of her beloved mother in 1897 when Carrie was just eight years of age, her father came to her and said, "I have discovered gold...we are rich!" Her true-life adventures take us from the gold mines of California through the devastating San Francisco earthquake to fabulous London tea parties. Carrie says in her memoir: "One day in the winter of 1910...I espied a face which made a deep impression on me...I had no experience in the art of love, but when I glimpsed his face, I was smitten. I could feel each beat of my heart as I looked at this stranger across the crowded ferry...I fell in love." Then, on the earth-shattering day of December 7, 1941, Carrie witnessed the terrible destruction of Pearl Harbor. She calls these exciting and tragic events her "life tapestry of gold and gray threads." You will laugh and weep as you follow her story from youth through old age. Carrie Watson Dinsmore was truly a delightful woman.

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Sonja Bartimus spent her youth on a farm in northern Missouri. Horses, words, and rocks have been her favorite interests. She lives in Texas and spends her summers traveling and writing. Her latest book is "The Silver Camel".

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