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The Early Bird

A Business Man's Love Story

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Published: 1910
Language: English
Wordcount: 44,811 / 134 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 66.9
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 5,980
Added to site: 2006.09.15
mnybks.net#: 14671
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Romance, Business

A story of love and business, with plenty of movement in it.

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igh priced. Well, there is any quantity of swamp land available, and we have experimented like mad with reeds and rushes. We've found one particular variety which grows very rapidly, has a strong, woody fiber, and makes the finest pulp in the world. I turned the kid loose with the company's bank roll this spring, and he secured options on two thousand acres of swamp land, near to transportation and particularly adapted to this culture, and dirt cheap because it is useless for any other purpose. As soon as the patents are granted on our process we're going to organize a million dollar stock company to take up more land and handle the business."

"Come over here and sit down," invited Princeman, somewhat more than courteously.

"Wait a minute until I send for McComas. Here, boy, hunt Mr. McComas and ask him to come out on the porch."

The new guest was reaching for pencil and paper as they gathered their chairs together. The two girls had already started hesitantly to efface themselves. Half-w

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 3.5 from 2 reviews: ****

What a delightful story!
The further I got, the more I liked it.
The author has a wonderful way with humorous descriptions. The "play-by-play" of the baseball game was a real hoot. He brought Wodehouse to mind.

2007.09.29
Marium Abdali
***..

well this book is worth reading. In my opinion the best of the novel is how the story progress nicely and steadily ...........

and you can get the most amazing idea at least i get it or correctly speaking think for the first time in my life in that way ... Vacations means to spend time the way you like the most even if it means you are working day and night or just idling.


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