Go
 

Get this free title from:




Free Stuff in These Categories
Find More Titles by
This Author: Lucretia P. Hale
This Publisher: LibriVox

The Peterkin Papers by Lucretia P. Hale

The Peterkin Papers

by Lucretia P. Hale

Title Details

Publisher
 
Unabridged Edition
Running Time
4 Hrs. 24 Min.

Description

The Peterkins were a lovable but comically inept family that possess ingenuity, logic, resourcefulness, and energy--but not common sense. The general formula is that the family tries to solve some problem in an appealingly roundabout way, fails, and is eventually rescued by "the wise old lady from Philadelphia" who always cuts the Gordian knot with some effective but prosaic solution. The charm of the story is not in the plot, but in the telling, with the building up of layers of complication, and the affectionate fun poked at the not-quite-cartoonish characters. The "wise old lady's" solution is usually obvious to the reader, or even the young listener, from the start. (From Wikipedia)

People Who Liked The Peterkin Papers Also Liked These Free Titles:
  The Fruit of the Tree
by Edith Wharton

  Writings of Edith Wharton
by Shari Benstock

  A Day at the County Fair
by Alice Hale Burnett

Podcast Details




Podcast RSS Feed URL: