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Heart of Gold by Ruth Alberta Brown

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Heart of Gold by Ruth Alberta Brown

Ruth Alberta Brown wrote children’s stories in the early 20th century. Her stories include Heart of Gold, Tabitha at Ivy Hall, Tabitha’s Vacation and The Lilac Lady.

SYNOPSIS: Heart of Gold begins at the ending of a day in a class of fifty students. The teacher is tired and just wants the day to end. A little girl named Peace was also looking forward to the end of school and the freedom of the out of doors. Life can change in an instant. When a ball got caught on a roof Peace went to fetch it. “Peace had reached the ball wedged in a hollow by the chimney, and with accurate aim, sent it spinning down to its white-faced, tearful owner; but as she turned to crawl back the way she had come, her foot slipped, she wavered uncertainly, and fell with a crash to the roof, rolling over and over in a vain endeavor to stop her mad career, till, with the horrified eyes of the stricken audience glued upon her, she slid over the coping and landed in a crumpled heap on the sodden turf below.”

Published by "Saalfield MCMXV" (1915). Inscribed as gift, inside front cover with date "1937" indicating date the book was given. This edition is collectible due to the scarcity of this printing in hardback version.

Format: Orange cloth-covered board covers with black stamping. No dust jacket.

Condition: Good. Pages very yellowed with age, binding split at front cover, page edges soiled. Personal inscription in ink on front flyleaf next to a 1937 Christmas Seal affixed.

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