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The Starbucks

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Author: Opie Read
Published: 1902
Language: English
Wordcount: 58,372 / 166 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 93.7
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 602
Added to site: 2006.08.04
mnybks.net#: 14588
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d open, and looking about, slowly went up to the old woman and inquired if she needed any more wood.

"No," she answered, not looking at him, "I's nearly done."

Kintchin scratched his head. "Wall, I jest come ter tell you dat ef you does need any mo' I knows er man dat'll git it fur you. Me. An' w'en er man fetches er lady de sort o' wood I'd fetch you, w'y she kin tell right dar whut he think o' her. Does you hyarken ter me?"

Mammy, slowly moving her iron, looked at him. "Whut de matter wid you, man? Ain't habin' spells, is you?"

"I's in lub, lady, dat's whut de matter wid me."

"In lub? In lub wid who?"

He leaned toward her. "Wid you."

"W'y you couldn't lub me," she said. "I's eighty odd an' you ain't but sixty. I's too old fur you. I doan want ter fool wid no chile."

Kintchin came closer and made an attempt to take her hand, shrewdly watching the hot iron slowly moving over the bosom of a shirt. "I'll burn da black hide ef you doan git erway. You bodder

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2012.02.08
gibel
*****

The 2nd book I have read by Opie Read, have loved them both, and will read another of his next. This is a good romance with interesting characters and a happy ending. If the “N-word” bothers you, you may not want to read the book, it repeats it a lot, but it was not considered as disrespectful then as it is today.


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