Our Little Frankish Cousin of Long Ago (Yesterday's

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Discussion has often centered on Cather's love of France and its ancient civilization (Woodress 160). The size of the pages in Castle Diary and the quality of the illustrations make the book an excellent choice for a classroom or group. But after he died, his son Albrect decided representatives of his government would live in the cantons and rule with more authority. She decided not to make the move, she says, only after talking with Louis Brandeis, who praised when it came out in 1913.

Pages: 92

Publisher: Yesterday's Classics (December 15, 2007)

ISBN: 1599152444

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