IT'S ALL IN THE FAMILY by Margaret Millar
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IT'S ALL IN THE FAMILY

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The pre-adolescent saga of Priscilla of the over-vivid imagination, and her younger sister Becky, of a more practical if easily influenced disposition. Father whose omniscience has gaps of incomprehension; Mother whose fluttering disguise a firm control; Grandfather who never fails as deus ex; Ena with her goiter, Harry and Delher and the excitements of the kitchen; tramps, animals, neighbors (the last of whom Father must never disturb); Woodlawn Avenue in all its respectability and quietness and the impact of the family explosions on it- this is a warming background to Priscilla's discovery of the world of grown-ups. A pre-era-junior-miss touch, and a warming harumsearum atmosphere make a childhood postview of great appeal- humor and personal delight.

Pub Date: May 24th, 1948
Publisher: Random House