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The Story of Julia Page

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Author: Kathleen Norris
Published: 1915
Language: English
Wordcount: 136,938 / 394 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 61
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 733
mnybks.net#: 5330
Origin: gutenberg.org
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Genre: Romance

How Julia Page, reared in rather unpromising surroundings, lifted herself through sheer determination to a higher plane of life. Incidentally shows the "double standard" as it is.

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er, happy reality had blotted out the dream.

She felt a little injured, a little frightened, when the day came on which she must tell George of some pretty well-founded suspicions of her own condition. George might be "mad," or he might laugh.

But George was wonderfully soothing and reassuring; more, was pathetically glad and proud. He petted Emeline into a sort of reluctant joy, and the attitude of her mother and sisters and the few women she knew was likewise flattering. Important, self- absorbed, she waited her appointed days, and in the early winter a wizened, mottled little daughter was born. Julia was the name Emeline had chosen for a girl, and Julia was the name duly given her by the radiant and ecstatic George in the very first hour of her life. Emeline had lost interest in the name--indeed, in the child and her father as well--just then; racked, bewildered, wholly spent, she lay back in the curly-maple bed, the first little seed of that general resentment against life that was eventuall

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