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Charles Boardman Hawes

The Great Quest

Paperback (Dodo Press Oct. 31, 2008)
Charles Boardman Hawes (1889-1923) was an American author. He was posthumously awarded the 1924 Newbery Medal for The Dark Frigate (1923). Additionally, The Great Quest (1921) was a 1922 Newbery Honor book. “One morning early in the summer of 1826, I brushed the sweat from my forehead and the flour from my clothes, unrolled my shirt-sleeves to my wrists, donned my coat, and, with never a suspicion that that day was to be unlike any other, calmly walked out into the slanting sunshine. Rain had fallen in the night, and the air was still fresh and cool. Although the clock had but just struck six, I had been at work an hour, and now that my uncle, Seth Upham, had come down to take charge of the store, I was glad that some business discussed the evening before gave me an excuse to go on an errand to the other end of the village. ”
ISBN
1409910687 / 9781409910688
Pages
312
Weight
14.4 oz.
Dimensions
6.0 x 0.7 in.

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