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Mary Louise

By: L. Frank Baum
Published By: Double9 Books
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Young Mary Louise is very honest and intelligent beyond her years. This occasionally caused her to disagree with her schoolmates, but she is mature enough to not be concerned by their views most of the time. Mary Louise shared a home with her mother and her grandfather, who she cherished. She is surprised one day when her grandfather sits her down and informs her that he and her mother must leave her for a time after having an unpleasant interaction with a man on their stroll. He arranges for her to board at the school, then leaves in the middle of the night with his daughter. When Mary Louise learns that her grandpa is eluding the authorities, she is first unhappy and then shocked. When the other students at the school learn about Mary Louise's position, they start to harass and tease her nonstop. Mary Louise ultimately escapes and meets a friend of her grandfather, but she also learns that the police are also after her. Mary Louise's new life with the Contents and her friend Irene starts to attract several enigmatic personalities, and it's only a matter of time before she realizes that their meeting is no accident. Mary Louise is eventually able to solve the enigma surrounding her family with Irene's assistance.

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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: 146 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9356565716
  • ISBN-13: 9789356565715
  • Item Weight: 175.2g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 8.42 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Literary