HOLLOW SILVER by Helen Topping Miller


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The lives- and loves- of those in the shadow of successful Senator Shorey- chiefly his three sons and his twin nieces- provide a feminine fabric which is also a tight mesh of occupational and emotional destinies. For the Senator's paternalism and patronage which extends to all around him corrupts as it indulges, and only Kelly, a daughter-in-law, and Penn, a niece, maintain a healthy independence and integrity. Rufe, a son, is to be crippled for life in an accident which also kills a brother's wife and throws its suspicion on their relationship; Quincy, Penn's twin, agrees to marry if only to escape; Gil, his youngest, asks for a dangerous mission in the Navy; and Penn, after a plane crash in which the Senator is killed, is finally able to choose between the phantom past- Gil- and the recent present- a young doctor.... Full fashioned entertainment for rentals.

Pub Date: Sept. 25th, 1953
Publisher: Appleton-Century-Crofts