Title: The Devil and Aunt Serena (Signed)
Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis-NY
Publication Date: 1968
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: 1st Edition
Light wear to boards. Jacket price clipped with moderate edge wear especially at top of spine. Jacket bright and unfaded. First edition Stated. Signed by Kellner "With best wishes." but no name. Three sisters grow up in rural Indiana under the eye of their Grandparents and their strong-minded Aunt Serena. This is a delightful slice-of-life story. Esther Kellner was a prolific local author, animal lover, and director of Wayne County Civil Defense. She was born in New Lisbon, Indiana and graduated from Morton High School in Richmond in 1926. She began her writing career at age 20 as editor of a children's magazine "Play Mate." She became involved with Civilian Defense in 1965 while writing her book, The Long Silence, about the fire that destroyed the switch office of the local phone company and left the area without phone service for several months. Another noted book, Death on a Sunny Street, chronicled the 1968 explosion that destroyed several downtown blocks and killed 41 people.She wrote seventeen books, both fiction and nonfiction, including The Devil and Aunt Serena, Moonshine: Its History and Folklore, and The Background of the Old Testament. Known as a friend to lost and injured animals, she also wrote Animals Come to My House : A Story Guide to the Care of Small Wild Animals. Bookseller Inventory # 005964
This bookseller accepts the following methods of payment:
AbeBooks Bookseller Since: August 11, 2008
We guarantee the condition of every book as it's described on the Abebooks web sites. If you're dissatisfied with your purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as Described/Damaged) or if the order hasn't arrived, you're eligible for a refund within 30 days of the estimated delivery date. If you've changed your mind about a book that you've ordered, please use the Ask bookseller a question link to contact us and we'll respond within 2 business days.
Orders usually ship within 2 business days. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required. ABE requires tracking of each overseas shipment, which is only available with Express shipping, which cost a minimum of $30.50, so we require this shipping service.
Store Description: Mail order only. We specialize in Science fiction and fantasy, and horror. Most of our books have brodarts and have been well protected in plastic bags. We try to describe all defects in a book, sometimes to the extreme so that there are no surprises.