THE SILVER FAWN by Ann Well
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THE SILVER FAWN

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Possibly my own enthusiasm for Taxco and my interest in the factual background of this story, based as it is on the founding of the famous atelier of Bill Spratling's in Taxco, was fuel to my enthusiasm for a good story, well told, against an authentic setting. Anyhow, I loved it, and could just see the small boy with his imagination captured by the work of the handicraft shops, his reluctance to go to the market and compete with the other lads for the occasional job of guide -- and of the adroit way in which he manipulated the American artist into taking him on as house boy and his mother as cook. A charming story, with an imaginative quality, and a sure touch in presenting the life of the Mexican hill town.

Pub Date: Aug. 31st, 1939
Publisher: Bobbs, Merrill