A Young Lady of Property - Six Short Plays

A Young Lady of Property - Six Short Plays $12.99

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In A Young Lady of Property Wilma, a lonely girl of fifteen, lives with her aunt

Her mother is dead, and her father, who is weak and not too reliable, goes out with a Mrs Leighton, a woman of whom the town disapproves

In a wistful moment Wilma confesses to her best friend that what she really wants more than anything else is to live again with her father in the house her mother left her, and since she knows that will never happen, she would like to marry in a few years and live in her house with her husband and children

In the absence of a real family, the house has become everything to her ... her whole identity based on this, her one possession, which makes her a young lady of property

Wilma's gentle, happy realization that her real purpose in life is to remain here as a wife and mother in this house she loves is shattered by the news that her father is planning to marry Mrs. Leighton and to sell Wilma's house. Not only is she losing her father, she is losing the one thing that represents a safe and happy future to her

She dashes out frantically, realizing the only person who can help her now is Mrs Leighton ...

This volume also contains -

The Dancers

The Old Beginning

John Turner Davis

The Death of the Old Man

The Oil Well

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