Synopsis

The Old Lady Shows Her Medals

The Old Lady Shows Her Medals $7.99

J. M. Barrie

Published by Samuel French Inc

2 Male 4 Female

Mrs Dowey is entertaining three other charwomen at tea; they are all proud of their sons in the army

The curate arrives with Kenneth Dowey of the Black Watch in tow

But Mrs. Dowey has no son; she only pretends after seeing Kenneth's name in a newspaper

Since he has no family, he agrees to spend his leave with her and Mrs Dowey has the long wished for experience of mothering a boy

When Private Dowey does not return, the old lady puts away his effects and bravely sets out to work

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