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No holly for Miss Quinn

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Fairacre series volume 11.
Houghton Mifflin,
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Miss Read, whose real name is Dora Jessie Saint, has been producing these delightful novels of English village life since 1956.

Miss Quinn cherishes her privacy and intends to spend Christmas on her own as she likes it. But before the holiday, her brother phones to tell her that his wife has been rushed to the hospital, and would Miss Quinn come and stay with the children? Miss Quinn's unexpectedly hectic Christmas has a significant effect upon her life.

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Grouping Title no holly for miss quinn
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Last Grouping Update 2019-01-01 01:10:20AM
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display_description Nobody in Fairacre knew much about Miss Quinn, which was a rare state of affairs and much regretted by the villagers. Apart from the fact that she lived in the annex to Mrs. Benson's house and that she worked in Caxley, her past history and the amount of her salary remained a tantalizing mystery. In fact, Miss Quinn was a highly efficient secretary to a Caxley businessman. She ran him, and her own affairs, with terrifying competence. She was completely unsentimental and planned to spend her Christmas exactly as she wanted it, without fuss or family. But before the great day, her brother rang to say his wife had been rushed to the hospital, and could she come and cope with the children? Secretly dismayed, Miss Quinn set out to do her duty. She coped as capably with the turmoil of her brother's household as she did with the office, and the regret for her lost Christmas was mitigated by the children's joy and the unexpected arrival of an old flame. Her few days of enforced domesticity gave Miss Quinn much to think about, and the reversal of the quiet Christmas she had planned was to have a significant effect upon the rest of her life.
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subject_facet Country life -- England -- Fiction, Country life -- England -- Juvenile fiction, Electronic books, England -- Juvenile fiction, Fiction
title_display No holly for Miss Quinn
title_full No holly for Miss Quinn / Miss Read ; with drawings by J. S. Goodall, No holly for Miss Quinn [electronic resource] Read, Miss.
title_short No holly for Miss Quinn
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