Happy Book Discovery

I love getting cash for Christmas! As some of you know my character, Buck Crenshaw goes to Saratoga Springs in the 1880’s for his honeymoon. Imagine my excitement yesterday when I stumbled upon this little gem of a book published, yes, in the 1880’s!

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It’s a comical tale about a grumpy old man who’s dragged to Saratoga by his wife who’s got “terrible corns.” She hopes the healing spring water will help.

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Line drawings from the period fascinate me.

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The book is full of weirdly spelled words and funny slang I will gather up for Buck’s visit.

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All written by a very respectable-looking woman.

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