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An unlikely pair of wanderers they were; the orphan girl Lou and her travelling partner Jim Botts. Jim appeared in need of following some apparent 'rules' during the journey, while Lou seemed in need of better clothing, and perhaps some refinement. But who was most benefitting whom on the week-long journey from rural village to big city? And which of the two was willing to try anything once? (Introduction by Roger Melin)

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[Illustration: He drank deeply, then struggled to a sitting posture, his face whitening beneath its tan.]

ANYTHING ONCE

BY DOUGLAS GRANT

AUTHOR OF "THE SINGLE TRACK," "BOOTY," "THE FIFTH ACE," ETC.

Frontispiece by PAUL STAHR

[Illustration]

NEW YORK

W. J. WATT & COMPANY

PUBLISHERS

COPYRIGHT, 1920, BY W. J. WATT & COMPANY

PRESS OF BRAUNWORTH & CO.

BOOK MANUFACTURERS BROOKLYN, N. Y.

CONTENTS CHAPTER PAGE I. A Roadside Meeting 1 II. Partners 17 III. The Vendor Of Everything 41 IV. Under The Big Top 55 V. Concerning An Omelet 69 VI. The Red Note Book 83 VII. Revelations 99 VIII. Journey's End 118 IX. The Long, Long Trail 138

ANYTHING ONCE

CHAPTER I

A Roadside Meeting

The white dust, which lay thick upon the wide road between rolling fields of ripened grain, rose in little spirals from beneath the heavy feet of the plodding farm horses drawing the empty hay wagon, and had scarcely settled again upon the browning goldenrod and fuzzy milkweed which bordered the rail fences on either side when Ebb Fischel's itinerant butcher jitney rattled past... Continue reading book >>


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