UNCLE EDGAR AND THE RELUCTANT SAINT by Margaret Cousins

UNCLE EDGAR AND THE RELUCTANT SAINT

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KIRKUS REVIEW

An extra for plus sale, this is a novelette designed to capture a sentimental moment -- for a sentimental season, Christmas. Cissie Grant, six, and traveling alone, is snowbound on Christmas Eve aboard the Brazos Valley & Central. To the consternation of her Uncle Edgar, who happened to be aboard, she disintegrates in tears, and he takes the situation in hand, despite his doubtful standing with the family- and with the Sheriff as well. Aboard the train a Christmas is created for Cissie, with said Sheriff as Santa Claus...

Pub Date: Oct. 19th, 1948
Publisher: Farrar, Straus