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The Priceless Pearl

Read by Nancy Halper


Alice Duer Miller


Pearl Leavitt is habitually fired from her New York City office jobs for being "too beautiful" and thereby causing all the men to …

Old New York

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Edith Wharton


Old New York (1924) is a collection of four novellas (False Dawn; The Old Maid; The Spark; New Year's Day) by Edith Wharton, revolving arou…

Emily Climbs, Version 2

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Lucy Maud Montgomery


“Emily Climbs” is the second book in a series by the author of "Anne of Green Gables." Emily Byrd Starr, an orphan living with her…

Chapter IV, Part 1

In Woman and the Republic

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Helen Johnson


First published in 1897, the book is considered to be the best summary of the arguments against woman suffrage. It allows readers to underst…

Chapter 17 If it Must Be, It Must

In A Girl of High Adventure

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L. T. Meade


Marguerite St. Juste was Irish on her mother's side, who was born of the Desmonds of Desmondstown in the County Kerry. Marguerite's father w…

Chapter 6- Part 1

In The Rainbow (Version 3)

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D. H. Lawrence


The Rainbow is the story of three generations of the Brangwen family, a sexual and religious collection of incidents that eventually shows t…