A GENIUS IN THE FAMILY by Hiram Percy Maxim
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A GENIUS IN THE FAMILY

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Try for Life With Father market -- it has a bit of that appeal. In itself really more obviously humorous. The story of the trials and tribulations of the family of an inventor, of a father who embarrasses his wife and children by his pranks and his ideas of practical joking. He makes a double header penny for his boy to buy a dog; he blows beans at a policeman sparking the maid; he has an interview with a praying tramp; he grows peaches with the help of a dead cat; he makes arithmetic a game, and so on. Plenty of humor but the style a bit amateurish.

ISBN: 184902619X
Publisher: Harper