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Mary Emma and Company

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ISBN-10: 0803282117

ISBN-13: 9780803282117

Edition: 1994

Authors: Ralph Moody, Tran Mawicke

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The protagonist, Mary Emma Moody, widowed mother of six, has taken her family east in 1912 to begin a new life. Her son, Ralph, then thirteen, recalls how the Moodys survive that first bleak winter in a Massachusetts town. Money and prospects are lacking, but not so faith and resourcefulness. "Mother" inLittle BritchesandMan of the Family, Mary Emma emerges fully as a character in this book, and Ralph, no longer called "Little Britches," comes into his own. The family’s run-ins with authority and with broken furnaces in winter are evocative of a full and warm family life. Mary Emma & Companycontinues the Moody saga that started in Colorado withLittle Britchesand runs throughMan of the…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
Publication date: 2/1/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 235
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

A Look Around
Breaking in a Bike
The Bad-Boy Book
"A Pleasant Little Walk"
Molasses on the Loose
"Pop Goes the Weasel"
A Pretty Reasonable Fellow
A Bigger Chunk Than We Can Chew
Not a Bit Professional
Sunday in Our New Home
The Furnace Expert
Full Speed Ahead
Tricks of the Trade
What an Ambitious Boy
A Mite O' Dickerin'
Another Mark Against Me
Daredevil Grace
New Customers
Never Pick on an Alderman's Son
The Law of Salvage
Every Little Bit Helps
A May Basket for Mary Emma