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Aunt Jane's Nieces Out West

By: L. Frank Baum
Published By: Double9 Books
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The fifth book in the Aunt Jane's Nieces series, authored by L. Frank Baum under the pen name "Edith Van Dyne," is titled Aunt Jane's Nieces Out West. In the book, Beth de Graf and Patsy Doyle accidentally find themselves on the set of a film that features a collapsing building. They've unknowingly become extras in a film, which horrifies Beth. The perils of operating collapsing plants are depicted in the movie through a narrative. The daughter of the factory owner is killed by a crumbling wall in the movie. They meet Maud and Flo Stanton, guests of their own Aunt Jane, and stay at the same hotel. Beth is sure that movies may teach kids valuable lessons. A guitarist named Fred A. Colby, who has never tried a case but is determined to succeed, is hired by John Merrick.
The Stanton and Jones characters are back in the subsequent and last installment of the Aunt Jane's Nieces series. Baum also uses name-dropping by having Uncle John make allusions to writers of fairytales whose works have been adapted for the big screen. Additionally, it features Edith Van Dyne's lone self-proclamation in the series, in which she claims that her mother used to tell her that people with beauty had nothing else since she wasn't a lovely girl.

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L. Frank Baum

Lyman Frank Baum was an American writer best known for his children's books, especially The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and its sequels. He wrote 14 novels in the Oz series, plus 41 other novels, 83 short stories, above 200 poems, and at least 42 scripts. He made many attempts to lead his works to the stage and screen; the 1939 adaptation of the first Oz book became a milestone of 20th-century cinema. Baum was born on 15 May 1856, near Syracuse, New York. His father, Benjamin, was a rich oil businessman, and young Frank developed in comfort. As a young child Frank was teached at home with his kins, but at the age of 12 he was sent to study at Peekskill Military Academy. He followed a variety of careers varying from acting to newspaper reporting to theatrical management to writing plays. Baum married Maud Gage, daughter of Matilda Joslyn Gage, a famous women's suffrage campaigner. His famous works are Mother Goose, Father Goose, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus, The Master Key, etc. He made and headed The Oz Film Manufacturing Company in 1914. Baum expired on 6 May 1919 and was buried in Glendale, California.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 167 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9357279199
  • ISBN-13: 9789357279192
  • Item Weight: 200.4g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 9.55 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Classics ,Fiction / Literary