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Joan of Arc of the North Woods

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Author: Holman Day
Published: 1922
Language: English
Wordcount: 89,249 / 255 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 75.6
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 7,160
Added to site: 2007.09.19 18292

When the disowned daughter of a mill owner returns to defend her father's interests against a huge corporation's new mill she doesn't expect to fall for her father's gruff foreman.

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tly seeking justice, resolved not to be awed in the castle of the giant. He presented himself at a gate and asked to see the president. The president could not be seen except by appointment, Latisan learned.

What was the caller's business? Latisan attempted to explain, but he was halted by the declaration that all details in the timber country were left to Rufus Craig, field manager!

When Ward insisted that his previous talks with Craig had only made matters worse for all concerned, and when he pleaded for an opportunity to talk with somebody--anybody--at headquarters, he finally won his way to the presence of a sallow man who filmed his hard eyes and listened with an air of silent protest. He also referred Latisan back to Craig. "We don't interfere with his management of details in the north."

Evidently Mr. Craig had been attending to his defenses in the home office.

Ward's temper was touched by the listener's slighting apathy. "I've come here to protest against unfair methods. Ou



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